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  • Collection: Battling the Virus: Didactic Imagery

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An image of a young boy holding a belt; text reads "Fica em casa" (translated as "Stay at home"). The boy wears pants and no shirt or belt.

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A large and colorful mural reading "Seu futuro está nas mãos" (translated as "your future is in your hands") with images of a young figure with respirator mask and a female doctor of Asian descent doing research using a microscope. Images of the…

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A figure seated in meditation, wearing a face mask and protective gloves. Text reads "Let's be careful!"

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A large panel showing a woman in profile wearing a surgical face mask. She is accompanied by text reading "Porter un Masque" ("Wear a Mask")

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Tags written on a larger piece reading "Wash Hands/Avoid Covid19/Stay Safe"

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A retro image of a girl wearing a dress with a Peter Pan collar. She wears a face mask and holds a sign reading "Do Your Part Stay Apart" with hearts.

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Vibrant image of Selena wearing a face mask that reads "Homie: STAY HOME!"

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A mixed media mural created in the city of Rochester by community activist and artist Shawn Dunwoody as part of "Protect your Circle," a campaign aimed at spreading information about COVID-19 to communities of color. The piece features bilingual PSA…

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Vancouver's iconic skyline is rendered in silhouette. Various curves showing infection/death rates are in the sky above the building. A beacon with the Rod of Asclepius lights up the sky, summoning help. Wonder Woman leaps powerfully up a…

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A blue cat with five eyes and horns is joined by three ghosts. Text reads "Hey all U cool cats and kitten. Wash UR paws."

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An image of a young man wearing a face mask. Text reads "Corona is real."

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Didactic murals that explain, in clear visual language, the importance of hand washing and face masks in preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

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A stencil with black paint depicting an fist of power, holding a soap pump. Accompanied by the bold text 'Don't be revolting, wash your hands'.

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A wheatpaste image of a young boy dressed in early 20th century clothing (possibly a reference to 1918 flu pandemic). He wears a face mask. Stenciled text reads "SPREAD NO VIRUS"

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A note of celebration to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, reminding the public to wash their hands to the tune of Happy Birthday.

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"Artistic representation of a trend that pissed off a generation forced to look at itself." -Jilly Ballistic. The drawing of the cleaning product is titled "boomer remover." This represents a sanitizing of society through COVID-19.

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A pair of praying hands that is lightly bounded with a string. This string is connected to a bar of soap and there are bubbles around the hands.

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At the center, a young female figure wears a face mask. In front of her we see the skyline of a city and Earth with the words "Stay at Home." Flags of various nations are suspended behind her. To the sides we see abstract forms and renditions of the…

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Three healthcare workers stand together, speaking in unison with one text bubble reading: "We're working for your benefit. Please stay in for ours." One of the healthcare workers (man) wears a face mask, but the other two (women) do not. One of the…

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A poster reading WA$H YOUR HANDS followed by the signature Absurdly Well. The use of the $ in Wash politicizes the message.
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