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  • Collection: Battling the Virus: Didactic Imagery

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On the left, a man and a woman wear face masks; on the right side, a man in a helmet looks through binoculars, as if on the look-out for an enemy. In between these groups of figures, there is text that says (in Indonesian) "Opponent Corona." The…

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Extremely large representations of the virus of are scattered across the pavement. The viruses are frowning and sweating.

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A bifurcated face appears floating against an orange-speckled background. One half of the face shows a man wearing a face mask; the other half shows a skull, including that failure to wear a face mask can result in death. Text in Arabic reads "Stay…

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

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

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This appears to have started as a street art piece depicting a medical professional aiming a vaccine syringe at the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. It was subsequently subject to graffiti, some of which has been buffed out. The word "SURVIVAL" is…

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Street art paste up of West Village Oulaws (mugshot) with masks covering their mouths

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Stenciled writing on a concrete post reading "África não é laboratório" and "lave as mãos." ("Africa is not a testing lab" and "wash your hands")
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