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  • Collection: Battling the Virus: Didactic Imagery

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A young, male figure wearing a face mask. The artist is painting a rendition of the coronavirus on the man's chest. Text reads: “By fighting the epidemic, we protect the human being and preserve the earth”

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Panel-by-panel demo on how to wash hands. The left image show a pair of hands under running water. The center image shows a purple pair of hands rubbing together with soap bubbles around them. The right image shows pink hand using a towel to dry off.

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

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This image is one of a series of walls painted around the city of Dakar promoting various steps one can take to stay healthy. This panel depicts a woman wearing a colorful headwrap, caught in the middle of a sneeze or cough. Her eyes are closed, and…

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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 giant anthropomorphic virus with an ominous grin holds the limp bodies of its victims in its hands. Text in Arabic reads "the Corona that dislike sickens you," and in English "tak[e] it seriously"

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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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Image shows a nurse giving the middle finger / standing up to a screaming corona virus.

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

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

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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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