Anya Gallaccio Will Create The AIDS Memorial in London

Today AIDS Memory UK (AMUK) proudly announce that artist Anya Gallaccio has won the commission to create The AIDS Memorial in London. The memorial will be located on South Crescent, Store Street in Fitzrovia, and will take the form of a felled tree, offering a space for remembrance and solidarity, commemorating those affected by HIV/AIDS […]

Shortlisted Artists Share Their Vision For AIDS Memorial in London

A view of store street pre-installation

While we can’t reveal our winner just yet, we’re excited to give our supporters an update from some of the shortlisted artists who responded to the AIDS Memory UK commission. In a video interview conducted by Ash Kotak, filmed by Darren Brade and edited by Stephen Matthews, artists Harold Offeh, Anya Gallaccio, Diana Puntar, and Shahpour […]

Our Community involvement and Selection Process

AMUK have worked with appointed art consultants Modus Operandi to prepare a brief, which was shared with over 250 contacts – internationally renowned artists, curators, galleries, art schools, sculpture foundations, and artist studios – as well as making an open call for artists to register their interest. This call was also shared with AIDS-related charities […]

AMUK Announces Shortlisted Artists for London’s First Permanent HIV/AIDS Memorial

AIDS Memory UK (AMUK) proudly reveals the artists shortlisted to create London’s first HIV/AIDS memorial.  Anya Gallaccio, Ryan Gander, Harold Offeh, Shahpour Pouyan, and Diana Punter have been shortlisted to help carve out a space for shared remembrance and solidarity, honouring those affected by HIV & AIDS and supporting our continued fight against discrimination through […]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Reflects on London’s First HIV/AIDS Memorial

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

Mayor Sadiq Khan recently announced funding for London’s national HIV/AIDS memorial, aiming to honour lives lost and combat discrimination associated with the virus.  Planned for delivery by 2026, the memorial prompts critical reflection on the epidemic’s impact and the ongoing fight against stigma.  Khan emphasised progress in transforming HIV while acknowledging persistent challenges. The memorial, […]