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  • Collection: Politicized Imagery & Critique of Government and Systems

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This government sign at Assiniboine Forest in Winnipeg, Manitoba has been modified by graffiti. The original sign read,
BE SAFE STAY 2M APART
NO GROUPS OVER [obscured] PEOPLE
PLEASE SOCIAL DISTANCE.

The modified version reads,
BE HUMAN…

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Artist adaptation of an album cover originally titled "Donna Summer/Barbara Streisand No More Tears (Enough is Enough)." The artist changed "Tears" to "Tiers" and adds surgical masks covering the images of the two singers. The photo was taken during…

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This image depicts Donald Trump wearing a plague doctor outfit and clown shoes. He is also wearing a MAGA hat that says "LOSER" and instead of a scythe, he is carrying a staff with the corona virus at the top.

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Graffiti created with black spray paint on a barrier, reading "Covid is a Hoax"

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Graffiti stencil found in the streets (Rua Barra Funda) of São Paulo, Brazil. Text in red spray paint reads “qual lado da corda vocêtá?”, which translates to “which side of the rope are you on?” Two medical professionals are on one side--the male…

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Graffiti on a utility box reading "The Real Virus is Communism" and "Locks Downs Kill."

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Graffiti on a jersey barrier that reads "Trump Will Die Of Covid."

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A poster with a flag marked with a $, set against a glowing sun with the word PLAGUE. For more information on the series:March 21, 2021 talk with Piotr SzyhalskiOriginally posted on the artist's Instagram on March 30, 2020. 

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A large image of Donald Trump as the Grim Reaper. His arms are outstretched and he has a medical face mask danging from his fingertips, a reference to his October 5th public appearance. After being discharged from the hospital, where he was treated…

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A sticker reading "Capitalism is the Virus" on a street sign.

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Two side by side iterations of the same text-based poster—one in German, one in English—center around the question "What to do in times of Corona?" The main body of the text enumerates threats caused by the pandemic, and articulates a set of demands,…

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A stencil painted in pink reads "Support care revolution."

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A handmade t-shirt banner displayed at the window of a residential apartment declares solidarity with the "Leave no one behind" campaign, which advocates for the protection of those rendered most vulnerable to the threat of COVID, including refugees…

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A banner displayed on the fence of a squatted parcel in Berlin reads "#GrenzenTöten: Solidarität mit Geflüchteten, trotz Corona" which translates to "#BordersKill: Solidarity with Refugees, despite Corona"

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A small sticker, that can be found all over the Berlin neighborhood of Neukölln, asks "Will you still practice solidarity after tomorrow?," signed with the reminder to "Remember COVID-19."

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Two side by side stencils, painted in red, read "Fight the virus of control" and "Aufstand statt Abstand," which translates to "Resistance, not distance."

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In a large square in central Athens, a slogan in Greek painted on a ledge reads "Our lives are essential, capitalism is not!"

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In a large square in central Athens a slogan written on a ledge in Greek reads "The only epidemic is fear and stupidity."

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In a central square in Athens a slogan written in Greek on the side of a bench reads "Patriarchy kills more than COVID-19."

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A slogan written on the facade of a bank building in Greek demands "Immediate measures to protect prisoners from Coronavirus." In Greece, like in the US, prisoners are particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID due to crowded living conditions and…
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