The goal of the “B POSITIVE” exhibit at America House and the “Positive Life” campaign is to join the efforts of World Aids Day, combat discrimination and overcome public stereotypes about HIV-positive people, connect people through art to reduce stigma and discrimination, and show support to and solidarity with people living with HIV in Ukraine. The exhibit includes contest nominees’ artworks that are created purposely for the B POSITIVE project and address HIV/AIDS in Ukraine.
Tamila Khrynenko was selected on a competitive basis to visit the art residence art:optimism in Newburg, NY, USA in June, 2017. The project “Feel your mood ...” was born as the result of attending this residence program. The exhibition includes portraits of creative Newburg citizens whom Tamila met when she arrived to the US. The musician David, the artist Judy, the sculptor Stewart, the dancer Melzine, and the artist Sarah. After finishing the project each participant got their own portrait as a remembrance of their meeting with the young Ukrainian artist