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  • Collection: Politicized Imagery & Critique of Government and Systems

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Inside what appears to be a large frame, is a wheatpasting of a smiling Donald Trump, who is giving a thumbs up. Stenciled next to this image reads "It is what it is-Trump." In large type, next to both of these reads "200,000+ COVID19 Deaths" in red…

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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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Mural reading "$tate of Emergency" documented in Capitol Hill neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.

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"200,000+ Covid Deaths" is spray-painted in red next to a wheatpasting of Donald Trump that reads "It Is What It Is."

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Simple red tag reading "Abuse of power comes as no surprise"

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A simple tag reading "Abuse of Power is No Surprise"

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Simple, large, black text reading "ALL COPS ARE COVID"

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A Hello My Name Is...sticker with text reading "All Coronas Are Bastards. A.C.A.B." Referencing the police and perhaps simultaneously the monarchy (with coronas=crowns).

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Text reading All Coronavirus Are Bastards (with ACAB marked in red). Three cartoonish figures wearing face masks are confronted with a militaristic rendition of the coronavirus. Wearing riot gear, the coronavirus attacks the three men.

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A girl wearing a dress with Peter Pan color with a pig's head mask. She makes the peace sign. Text reads "Pay Taxes As Usual They Said." From the contributor: "A lot of the people lost jobs and have no money to pay a rent, but the government is…

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This sticker portrays a person behind jail bars. Around the bars is the word "Booster." Beneath the words is a QR code and a link that leads to the The White Rose's Telegram page. The White Rose is an anti-vaxx group that has appropriated the name of…

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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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Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, wears a dour expression and a bright red clown's nose. Text above his portrait reads: "Máscara dos Bolsonaros contra o Coronavírus:" (The Bolsonaros mask against the coronavirus)

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A small, simple tag reading "Boris wants us dead"

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A poster with text reading "BREXIT" and "Voluntary Self-Isolation" A profile of a figure running and an arrow pointing downward with the British flag as color-fill.

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A red, melting popsicle with text reading "Bring Back Ebola," referencing a horrific virus that was less contagious and also more easily contained, in part due to international cooperation.

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Spray painted on the glass window real estate agency, blocking the view of postings. Simple black text reads "RENT STRIKE NOW (anarchy symbol)/CAN'T PAY? DON'T/Lettings"

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A graffitied slogan in a residential neighborhood of Athens reads: capitalism is the pandemic.

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A simple tag reading "Capitalism is the virus." Written on the base of a light post/utility pole.

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Simple stencil on pavement reading "CAPITALISM IS THE VIRUS" in red.
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