The Absent Body: Felix Gonzalez-Torres, AIDS, Homosexuality and Representation

by alexmasonphotography

Referring back to the idea of a persons presence at the beginning of this module, I found this to be a very fitting image. When I look at it, I start to wonder why this image is on a billboard. What is it significance in this location? When researching this image, I came to find that there was a harrowing substance to the meaning of the image. The photo was taken by a man who’s partner died of aids and this man who took the photo was also taken by the disease.

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