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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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On a black wall, a woman with an artistically distorted face raises a fist in the air next to spray painted text which reads "PUT A MASK ON FUCKERS." Her other hand is holding a frying pan, as a threat. The woman appears to be older and is wearing a…

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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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On a plywood background is a wheatpasted image of a skeleton dressed in a 1950's style blue polka dot kitchen apron. The skeleton is holding a platter of food with a turkey that is actually a coronavirus, surrounded by vegetables. Above the skeleton…

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

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

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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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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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Picture of a boy in a black shirt with a smiley face bandanna covering his face.

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

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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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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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A large wall mural showing close-up images of faces wearing face masks. Text reading "stay at home" is written on the masks in different scripts.
Statement from the artist: "It is of Sudanese people from different tribes, saying "Stay at home" in…
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