This is the inside of a folder Blockorama flyer I designed in 2010. We were going through a struggle that year after being moved a bunch of times (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8wXYAWu-ho), amongst other issues and we felt a lot of pressure to pull out of the festival that year. In the end, we used the moment to […]

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POVERTY+AIDS=DEATH by SYRUS MARCUS WARE with activists TIM McCASKELL & ZOE DODD Our team worked with the symbiotic relationship between these three truths, as outlined by the Canadian AIDS Society* in their position statement about poverty and HIV/AIDS. The Symbiotic Relationship 1. Being poor increases your vulnerability to HIV 2. Being diagnosed with HIV increases your […]

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I made this piece in 2010 for a fundraiser for the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention in Toronto (www.black-cap.org). Black CAP is an organization that works to reduce HIV/AIDS in Toronto’s Black, African and Caribbean communities and enhance the quality of life of Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Recently, it was included […]

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Self Portrait with Cotton Balls, 2006

I made ” Self Portrait with Cotton Balls” in 2006 for I Represent, a show curated by Natalie Wood for ASpace Gallery in Toronto. You can read more about the show here: http://www.aspacegallery.org/index.php?m=programdetails&id=56 “Syrus Marcus Ware’s large-scale painted self-portrait combines personal history with clinical anatomical drawing to explore issues of transgendered representation and the legacy […]

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