Edward Garou

Edward “Garou”, as he is known by his friends, is a New York based photographer and artist who is actively involved in a number of charities.

In addition to shooting fashion, event and art photography with modern digital cameras and equipment, he is also an avid Lomographer, and is quite comfortable using cameras like the Diana F+ and antique TLRs. He even develops his own film in order to be fully hands-on in the process of creating his artistic vision.

His artistic influences range from his primary inspiration, Henri Cartier-Bresson and the “Decisive Moment”, to the Japanese concepts of Wabi-Sabi and the intensity of Le Theatre du Grand-Guignol.

In addition to his charity work, Edward has also been a member of two high I.Q. societies (Mensa and Interel), and holds a Masters of Science in Organizational Behavior.

He was born in Brazil, adopted, raised in Queens, went to college in Manhattan, grad school in Brooklyn, and is now residing in an unusual part of the Bronx. Needless to say, his dedication to New York is solid! Although well traveled, having been to Greece, Paris, Italy, Brussels, Britain, Austria, Hungary, Spain and the Czech Republic, among other places, he nonetheless concludes each time that, although beautiful, “it’s simply not New York.”

Read More

AIDS Issues Update Blog



    January 12, 2017

    Lawsuit alleges blatant refusal to accept applicants living with AIDS and utilizing a government housing subsidy

    Today, a client of the New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) filed a federal lawsuit against Grenadier Realty Corp., a major New York real estate company with over 22,000 …

    Read More »

  • Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    December 14, 2016

    Guest post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works

    I first met Regina Quattrochi in 1990. The Housing Committee of ACT UP had decided to prove that homeless people with AIDS who used drugs would benefit from supportive housing and committed to starting Housing …

    Read More »

  • Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    December 9, 2016

    These remarks were delivered by Housing Works President & CEO Charles King at the New York State Ending the Epidemic Summit on December 7, 2016

    Four years ago when Treatment Action Group and Housing Works convened the first summit on Ending the New York Epidemic, many …

    Read More »

More Entries »

Stay informed

The AIDS Issues Update blog is your insider source for AIDS social justice news. Sign up to receive posts in your inbox.

Follow us on Twitter
Join our Facebook page

Donate Today

Help us advocate for the rights of all people living with HIV/AIDS