Hope, Unity, and Healing


Hope, Unity, and Healing

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This Time is An Offering
A bright blue background is painting on a plywood board covering a storefront window. The board is covered with scattered black outline paintings of people's faces, some wearing masks. Text is interspersed among the faces using white paint, reading:…

Girl Breathing
A large mural that spans 6 stories of a tall building. The mural depicts a young blonde girl with arms outstretched behind her, appearing to take a big breath. Behind her is a depiction of lungs in green and blue colors. Surrounding the image are a…

Image of a man in a tee shirt and face mask, with hands pressed together in a traditional pose of Christian praying.

Caption on left-hand side of image notes the artist (@JAGUNG1991) and includes the hashtags #nomad…

Kita jaga kita ["We take care of each other"]
Mural shows a woman in a common cloth face mask holding a child with a plastic visor face mask. The caption above / behind their heads reads, in Malay, "Kita jaga kita." Translated as, "We take care of each other."

Original post notes that the…

Feliz Sanidad
This wheatpaste shows a figure with a Santa hat and bag labeled "COVID 19 Vaccine." The figure has their back turned to the viewer and they hold a spay painting can, crossing out text to replace "Feliz Navidad" with "Feliz Sanidad." The instagram…

This Too Shall Pass
Colorful painted boards covering an entryway. A landscape abstract scene with a positive message of patience and hope: this too shall pass.
Instagram caption: "This Too Shall Pass!! Quarantine season is well upon us. Hang in there to protect your…

Tributo a las Tenderas [Tribute to Shopkeepers]
This is a beautiful mural depicting a masked young woman looking upward, hopefully, carrying a box of groceries. "Tenderas" means "shopkeepers" in Spanish. There is an iguana on her shoulder, and a church in the background.

I Get Lockdown, But I Get Up Again
This message is sprayed-painted in black on a building's wall: "I get lockdown, but I get up again."

The World is in this Together
A yellow sticker with black outlining and hand-written text reading "The World is in this together."

Stay Strong
Seattle's iconic Space Needle with a giant blue heart reading "STAY STRONG." A flag reading "WE GOT THIS" flies from the top of the structure.

Up With Hope
A green and yellow sticker with orange text reading "UP WITH HOPE."

Stay Strong Toronto
Simple poster reading "STAY STRONG TORONTO" posted on a utility pole

Hug The World
Two young girls huddled together, hugging the Earth. Text on one girl's arm reads "Stay Calm."

Help the Elderly and Vulnerable
Large text in black reading "Help the Elderly and Vulnerable/Be Nice to Workers/Don't Snitch on Shoplifters/Solidarity!"

Times Are Tough But So Are You
An anatomical heart with text reading "Times Are Tough But So Are You."

We are Stronger Six Feet Apart
A image of an anatomical heart with pink text reading "WE ARE STRONGER SIX FEET APART."

Praying Washing Hands
Hands folding in prayer, evoking Christian imagery. Soap bubbles and water are visible on the figure's hands, transforming prayer into hand washing. In the context of President Trump's declaration that a "miracle" will come, this image reminds us…

You Are Tougher Than You Think
A graffiti piece on a corrugated metal fence in downtown Athens reads: "You are tougher than you think, Signed: COVID-19."

Smiles are Contagious
Smiling brown renditions of the coronavirus float happily against a bright yellow background. Artfully lettered text reads "Smiles are contagious."

Pulling Through Together
Monumental figures wearing face masks struggle together to pull on a rope against an invisible force. Text reads "Pulling Through Together."
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