New Norms and Social Realities


New Norms and Social Realities

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Public Protective Equipment
A mural depicts a variety of different scenes where face masks have been abandoned on the street. It is a culmination of 2-3 months of graft when the artist went on their daily locks during lockdown.

The artist explains "I love this stuff as…

Abolish Human Contact
A wheatpaste reads "Abolish Human Contact" with a red virus ball.

Covid Jail
A mould of the artist's face and hands is installed on a wall. The lips of the face are puckered. Written over the mould in black paint is the word "Covid." The words are written in a certain way to resemble jail bars.

Boy and Girl with Masks
A stencil on a wall depicts a silhouette of a little boy and girl standing close to each other. Each of them holds a blue face mask behind their back.

Back 2 School
Two schoolchildren wearing gas masks are running together. One is holding books, and the other is holding a bag that says "Back 2 School."

Kissing Monkeys Covid-19
Two monkeys wearing face masks that are about to kiss.

Untitled (Dancing Gas Masks)
Two figures wearing gas masks are dancing together.

Untitled (Bubbles)
A little girl is blowing bubbles, with the bubbles being replaced by the coronavirus.

The Closed Australian Open
A sculpture of a man's face staring directly at the viewer. There is a face mask covering the lower half of the face. Text to the left of the image says "Been working in hotel quarantine... Truth is these masks suck... And the ventilation took the…

All Eyes On Him!
A mural of an enlarged, bloodshot human eye. Instead of the pupil is the coronavirus. The eye is staring directly at the viewer.

Untitled (Don't Smile)
An African female staring out towards the viewer. She has a green face mask pulled below her chin that has "Don't smile kiss or talk" written on it.

Untitled (Virus Slingshot)
Man holding a slingshot loaded with the coronavirus.

In This Together
Image of a child holding a stuffed animal, both wearing masks.

Figures with face masks
A series of stencils showing various faces wearing masks. This is located behind a gate/wall that also included Covid-19 related stencils.

Figure with face mask
Painted directly on the wall of a historic building in Trastevere, an image of a young person with prominent eyebrows and a baseball cap wearing a face mask. This wall also contains peeling paste-ups and graffiti.

Face masks
Eighteen line drawings of figures, each with a different hair style or head covering. Each figure is shown in profile and wearing a blue surgical mask.

Exploding Covid
A representation of a green coronavirus exploding as if a volcanic eruption.

Sign designed and posted by the Metropolitan Transit Authority
Subway closed for disinfection (and possibly to reduce the number of homeless people sleeping on trains) during Covid-19. A significant change for the city and its residents.

Practice Safe Six
A wheatpaste of a couple holding each other, faces close together. The man is wearing a suit and tie, and the women has on a bright red top. Both are masked. A bright yellow circle behind the man's head reads "Practice safe six," a plan on words of…

No School Shootings
A wheatpaste piece, adhered to a wood panel, depicting a girl wearing a yellow dress with a white apron, a blue medical mask, and a graduation cap. She is holding a bright red heart, and another smaller heart appears sewn on the skirt of her dress.…
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