Despite advances in treatment and reductions in transmission rates in the U.S., HIV/AIDS remains the foremost issue in the public health consciousness -- here in San Francisco, across the nation, and overseas where the epidemic is at its worst. Few are those who have been completely unaffected by the disease; dreamers, lovers, artists, and business owners have all seen, felt, or experienced some of the losses that the AIDS crisis has wrought. Among Bay Area artists in particular, the epidemic fuels a substantial amount of creative thought, some of which is expressed this week... More >>>