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  • Collection: Battling the Virus: Didactic Imagery

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

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

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

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

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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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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 simple tag posted on a utility pole reading "WASH UR HANDS" in white.

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A stencil posted on a utility box reading. "JOGGERS /Protect your fellow humans/ wear a fuckin' mask"

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A stencil of a wide-eyed child wearing a face masks. Red hearts appear at the cheeks. Text reads "Stay Safe Toronto."

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Graffiti of Batman holding a thermometer gun in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Text in black spray paint reads “quedate en casa”, which translates to “stay at home.”

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COVID-19 QRF featuring Meeko raccoon from the movie Pocahontas
32nd Hospital Center- Southwest Asia 2020
Note that raccoon is nearly an anagram for corona and the creatures wear masks and wash their hands.

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Graffiti warns about COVID-19 in the Mathare slums of Nairobi, Kenya in May 2020.

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Mural Completed by the Group 'Imprint of Hope'
https://www.facebook.com/imprintofhope1/photos/3554372701276620

More about them here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-38768092

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This image shows the phrase "FUCK CORONA" spray-painted on the side of a building that appears to be in an empty lot.

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This is a powerful image of a priest kneeling and confessing to a masked healthcare worker. This image bears the hashtag #fearandsalvation
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