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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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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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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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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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A warning sign in a skatepark shows the coronavirus in black on a white background surrounded by a red triangle. Below is a white rectangular sign with Covid-19 written in black.

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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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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 large (life-size) stencil of a man who is encumbered by a green virus, connected to his ankle as a ball-and-chain.

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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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