TIFA 2023 Editorial / Photo Essay


  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Kairon(Ren-Kai) Liu
  • Photo Date
    2023 May 30

While medical science tries to find an ideal way to erase the Human Immunodeficiency Virus from the human body, millions of affected people continue to depend on pills from different generations and formulations. The human rights movement teaches the public to see through differences, but many of those living with HIV remain unable to embrace their own challenged identity. In this work, Kairon Liu collects surplus/discarded antiretroviral drugs from the HIV community in Taiwan to narrate the landscape between people living with the virus, medications, social responsibility, and themselves.