At least the birds still sing

Creator

Jilly Ballistic

Rights Holder

@jillyballistic

Title

At least the birds still sing

Coverage

New York City

Spatial Coverage

New York

Temporal Coverage

United States

Date

2020-03-30

Format

wheatpasting

Extent

10

Subject

face masks; social justice; social inequities; PPE

Contributor

@jillyballistic

Source

Located at Myrtle Ave; Queens bound J/Z

Description

A wheatpaste photograph of a man wearing a gas mask/ventilator, gloves, and a pith helmet, referencing defense in the wartime context. A tag in black Sharpie reads "At least the birds still sing," referencing the concept of front line workers as the proverbial canary in the coal mine.

Relation

SN

Publisher

Dr. Mike Klein, students in the Spring 2020 honors seminar

Rights

@jillyballistic

Type

Still Image

Identifier

UAM-C19_0154

Files

UAM-C19_0154.png

Citation

Jilly Ballistic, “At least the birds still sing,” Urban Art Mapping: Covid-19 Street Art , accessed February 26, 2021, https://covid19streetart.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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