Operating in eight countries on five continents, Art & Global Health Center programs begin with local artists and artisans communicating about HIV/AIDS and other public health issues in accessible and entertaining ways. Our current programs include:
Arts based, Multiple intervention, Peer education HIV and STI prevention programming for high school youth featuring the UCLA Sex Squad and pilot squads in Atlanta, Chapel Hill, & Mexico City.
Art & Global Health Center Africa
On-the-ground, youth-driven art interventions in Malawi and South Africa. Visit the center online at aghcafrica.org.
The A.R.T. Show
A touring exhibition of work by southern African artists responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in an age of antiretroviral treatment.
Through Positive Eyes
An international photography project of HIV-positive people in cities around the world. View the project at throughpositiveyes.org.
Founded in 2006, the UCLA Art & Global Health Center is part of UCLA’s unique Department of World Arts & Cultures/Dance, a leading institution for the study of the arts in a global context.