Camila Arce presents a poem about the experience of being born with HIV and growing up as part of the first generation with access to antiretroviral medication in South America.
Commissioned in 2022 as part of BEING AND BELONGING, a program of seven new videos highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV epidemic.
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About the artist
Camila Arce (she/her) is an artivista from Rosario, Argentina who has been living with HIV since she was born 27 years ago. She writes about her daily life and publishes poetry and social, political, and economic commentary @sidiosa. Her work is committed to the needs and realities of women living with HIV and above all the experiences of verticales, those who were born with HIV or who seroconverted through breastfeeding. She is a fervent advocate for the release of drug patents and a HIV cure. ︎ ︎