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“Dirk H. Wilms' photographs are self-portraits that could be regarded as cathartic and redeeming. He tells his life story through these documents as different life chapters that will act as his autobiography.”
— Joseph Agius, Times Malta

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“After his HIV Diagnosis, Dirk H. Wilms hid himself from view for four years. He was afraid people walking down the street would see his condition written in his face. A walking portrait of a man with HIV.”
— Vincent Keith, Mascular Magazine

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“There is a darkness deep within me, much more than a simple absence of light. You can find that in my photographs. But, if you look closely, you'll find love and humour in all my work.”
— Dirk H. Wilms