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  • Collection: Battling the Virus: Didactic Imagery

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This image depicts a soldier holding and aiming a vaccination syringe in place of a grenade launcher. The word "Aguja" is written above the image, which means "needle" in Spanish.

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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 man in full hazmat gear, including rubber suit and gas mask, holds up a beer with the title Cheers behind him. This painting is a humorous reference to the similarities between Corona beer and the coronavirus in terms of the name. This also…

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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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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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On the left side of the panel, a caricature of a man with a mullet and backwards trucker's cap coughs, expelling large red viruses. There is a great deal of text in this panel, reading "COVID 19 "Tha Virus" Pandemic that infects the entire world ca't…

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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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A gray shark wearing a medical mask spray-painted on a wall. Text to the right of the shark reads ‘DISOBEY’.

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

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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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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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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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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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A wheatpaste image of a person in a green, full body, personal protective suit, including gloves, boots, and helmet. The face inside the helmet is an artistically distorted face. Next to the image is spray painted text which reads "Hug Life."

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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 yellow cartoon boy wearing a black and white striped shirt and a face mask attacks the coronavirus by with a hypodermic needle/ray gun. Text (in red) reads Kill Th' Mo' Fo' Covid 19!

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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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Image of a medical paper face mask burning at one end, against a black background.
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