36point7 on display at the Oriental Museum
(30 November 2018)
Come along to the Oriental Museum to view work by artist Stuart Langley. His collection entitled '36point7' aims to mark World AIDS Day and will be on display until Sunday, 9 December.
In 2016 there were an estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV/AIDS globally.
Since the 1980s an estimated 78 million people have become infected with HIV and 35 million people have died of AIDS-related illnesses, making it one of the most destructive epidemics in history. In 2016 alone, 1 million people died of AIDS-related illnesses.
Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day. In 2018, World AIDS Day takes place on Saturday, 1 December and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.
The 36point7 project reimagines the World AIDS Day charity ribbon worn by many, increasing its distinctiveness and ensuring visibility for the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS across the world.