Silence=Death Benefit Print

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Silence=Death (unframed), 2021
Serigraph and letterpress with blind deboss on 100% cotton museum board
34.3 × 28.3 inches / 87.0 × 71.8 cm
Edition of 200

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Available now, a limited-edition Silence=Death print, with proceeds benefiting Visual AIDS, The New York City AIDS Memorial, and Silence=Death Collective. Created by the Silence=Death Collective in 1986, this design was originally produced as a wheat pasting that peppered New York City in ′87 to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic. The collective intentionally eschewed any photographic imagery, instead reclaiming the pink triangle assigned to LGBTQ+ prisoners in Nazi death camps set against a black background with “Silence=Death” printed across the bottom. It has since become a defining symbol of queer pride and resistance.⁣ Visual AIDS is deeply grateful to the Silence=Death Collective and David Zwirner for making us one of the beneficiary of this print edition.