1988 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Jane Evelyn Atwood


01 January, 1987

The last four-and-a-half months of AIDS patient Jean-Louis (43).

He was the first person in France who allowed himself to be photographed during the final stages of his illness, wishing to inform people of the realities of a devastating and destructive disease, which was ignored and sometimes even denied in France at the time. Jean-Louis died on 27 November 1987.

About the photographer

Jane Evelyn Atwood

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