Emerging from the Pandemic: Vaccines and recovery

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Emerging from the Pandemic: Vaccines and recovery

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Queer Vaccinated Bear
One of a series of panels next to the Painted Ladies. This work shows a shirtless man in a cowboy hat, flexing with a facemask and a bandaid covering a recent vaccine injection.

A Moment of Science Please
A wheatpaste painting of an Erlenmeyer flask filled with blue goop and 3 covid viruses. The stem of the flask reads "A moment of science please."

Let's Roll Up Our Sleeves and Take a Shot
A wheatpaste painting of a toilet paper roll unfurled and flowing to one side. The tissue is covered in script writing with the text "Let's Roll up our sleeves and take a shot," referencing the vaccine effort and the shortage of toilet paper early in…

Untitled (Kiss Me I'm Vaccinated)
A sticker of three-leaf clover with the phrase ‘KISS ME I’M VACCINATED’ written on it. The clover is green while the outline and writing are blue.

To all Scientists and Immunologists: Thank You!
An image of a scientist with a vile floating between hands and the medical symbol floating in the bottle. Tagged with "To all Scientists and Immunologists: Thank You!" and "Damien Mitchell"

Injections Saves Lives, Get Your Coronavirus Jab
Street Art/Graffiti picture of John Travolta from Pulp Fiction holding a syringe. The quote reads "Injections Saves Lives, Get Your Coronavirus Jab"

Sant'Antonio aiutaci tu (Saint Anthony Help Us)
A wheatpaste of Saint Anthony of Padua, dressed in his traditional priest's cloak and bald head. In one hand, Saint Anthony holds an oversized syringe full of red liquid that says "Pfizer" on the side. The other hand has an outstretched middle finger…

Vaccinate with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is depicted in the guise of the nurse from the album cover for Blink-182's album 'Enema of the State.' Dolly Parton famously helped fund the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and also made national news when she went on camera to get vaccinated,…

COVID VAXX = 666
This is a simple spraypainted graffiti phrase on a public works barrier that reads, "COVID VAXX = 666." This references a belief circulating among some evangelical Christians that covid vaccines are the work of Satan.

I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE sticker
'I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE #kenoshot' on a circular purple sticker.

THE PANDEMIC ISN'T OVER YET!
Two purple stickers. The sticker on top depicts two people hugging. 'THE PANDEMIC ISN'T OVER YET!' 'Wear a mask, stay safe, and get a vaccine when eligible so we can hug again!'. The sticker below depicts a rainbow-colored mask. 'Do you believe in…

Free Hugs: Coming Soon
This stencil features a teddy bear holding a sign that reads "Free Hugs". The bear is stamped with red text that says "Coming Soon". This stencil celebrates the nearing end of social distancing and other Covid-19 restrictions, due to the vaccine and…

Kiss Me, I'm Vaccinated!
This piece features a man and woman wearing masks and elegant attire, holing cocktail glasses. The woman has a bandaid on her arm and is saying to the man, "Kiss me, I'm vaccinated!" The man replies, "You know we gotta wait 2 weeks, right?"

Roaring 20's
This piece depicts a showgirl in an elaborate costume, holding a three tiered birthday cake. Her costume displays the text "roaring 20's" and she's wearing a face mask. She also has a bandaid on her arm, suggesting that she has been vaccinated. The…

Cultured Pearl / Pfizer Culture / The New Precious
Image of an oyster with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine inside, as if it were the pearl.

The Virus is Not Over
This wheatpaste depicts two Italian virologists, Ilaria Capua and Roberto Burioni, both have gained public recognition during the pandemic. The two figures are side by side, holding a poster reading "The Virus is Not Over." The Instagram caption…

The Creation of Adam, With Vaccine
Referencing the 16th century painting "The Creation of Adam" by Michelangelo, this piece shows a close-up of two hands reaching for each other on the side of a building. One hand holds a vaccine needle, and is injecting the other's finger with the…

The Three Graces
Referencing the 16th century painting "Three Graces" by Raphael, this piece represents the Three Graces as three nurses, wearing face masks and crocs, each holding a vial of vaccine. They are labelled with the three prominent European vaccines:…

Injections Save Lives
John Travolta's character Vincent Vega from the film Pulp Fiction holds a vaccine needle in his gloved hand, spraying some vaccine out of it. Next to him is written, "Injections save lives. Get your coronavirus jab."
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