Coronavirus Inspires World Graffiti

Published March 19th, 2020 - 06:21 GMT

Coronavirus is a global disease, which first emerged in China's Wuhan in December, 2019. However, the outbreak started to spread all over the world with total infections overpassing more than 200,000 people worldwide, according to Worldometer data.

Moreover, the death toll has increased, according to the latest data, to 8,010 across the world, including 3,237 people in China.

On the other hand, COVID-19 have inspired many artists from different nationalities in developing new graffiti in order to raise awareness against the devastating disease with aim to curb the number of infections.

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Brazilian graffiti artist Aira Ocrespo finishes an art piece featuring Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reading "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus" at his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 18, 2020. Bolsonaro gave a press conference today wearing a facemask as he spoke about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

Brazilian graffiti artist Aira Ocrespo finishes an art piece featuring Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reading "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus" at his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 18, 2020. Bolsonaro gave a press conference today wearing a facemask as he spoke about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

A graffiti 'to hell with corona' is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral on March 17, 2020, western Germany, where restaurants closed, as well as many activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ina FASSBENDER / AFP

A graffiti 'to hell with corona' is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral on March 17, 2020, western Germany, where restaurants closed, as well as many activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ina FASSBENDER / AFP

A resident wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walks past a graffiti of Buddha wearing facemask, in Mumbai on March 16, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

A resident wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walks past a graffiti of Buddha wearing facemask, in Mumbai on March 16, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

A graffiti portraying President Bashar al-Assad as the coronavirus is seen on the wall of a destroyed school in Binnish town in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province near the Turkish border, on March 10, 2020. Ozan KOSE / AFP

A graffiti portraying President Bashar al-Assad as the coronavirus is seen on the wall of a destroyed school in Binnish town in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province near the Turkish border, on March 10, 2020. Ozan KOSE / AFP

A man walks past a graffiti with a positive message painted on a wall in a street in Mumbai on March 14, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

A man walks past a graffiti with a positive message painted on a wall in a street in Mumbai on March 14, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

"All Coronavirus Are Bastards", New Spartak Moscow. (Twitter)

"All Coronavirus Are Bastards", New Spartak Moscow. (Twitter)

Art by Nello Petrucci in Pompei, Italy. (Twitter)

Art by Nello Petrucci in Pompei, Italy. (Twitter)

Italian artist TV Boy took to the image of Mona Lisa in his piece Mobile World Virus in Barcelona. (Facebook/ @tvboyofficial)

Italian artist TV Boy took to the image of Mona Lisa in his piece Mobile World Virus in Barcelona. (Facebook/ @tvboyofficial)

The result is usually a very heteronormative visual discourse, reminiscent of images conjuring up the “romance of protest,” as in this stencil by Norwegian artist Pøbel. (Facebook/ Pøbel)

The result is usually a very heteronormative visual discourse, reminiscent of images conjuring up the “romance of protest,” as in this stencil by Norwegian artist Pøbel. (Facebook/ Pøbel)

Brazilian graffiti artist Aira Ocrespo finishes an art piece featuring Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reading "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus" at his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 18, 2020. Bolsonaro gave a press conference today wearing a facemask as he spoke about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP
A graffiti 'to hell with corona' is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral on March 17, 2020, western Germany, where restaurants closed, as well as many activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ina FASSBENDER / AFP
A resident wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walks past a graffiti of Buddha wearing facemask, in Mumbai on March 16, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
A graffiti portraying President Bashar al-Assad as the coronavirus is seen on the wall of a destroyed school in Binnish town in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province near the Turkish border, on March 10, 2020. Ozan KOSE / AFP
A man walks past a graffiti with a positive message painted on a wall in a street in Mumbai on March 14, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
"All Coronavirus Are Bastards", New Spartak Moscow. (Twitter)
Art by Nello Petrucci in Pompei, Italy. (Twitter)
Italian artist TV Boy took to the image of Mona Lisa in his piece Mobile World Virus in Barcelona. (Facebook/ @tvboyofficial)
The result is usually a very heteronormative visual discourse, reminiscent of images conjuring up the “romance of protest,” as in this stencil by Norwegian artist Pøbel. (Facebook/ Pøbel)
Brazilian graffiti artist Aira Ocrespo finishes an art piece featuring Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reading "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus" at his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 18, 2020. Bolsonaro gave a press conference today wearing a facemask as he spoke about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP
Brazilian graffiti artist Aira Ocrespo finishes an art piece featuring Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro reading "Bolsonaro's mask against the Coronavirus" at his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 18, 2020. Bolsonaro gave a press conference today wearing a facemask as he spoke about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP
A graffiti 'to hell with corona' is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral on March 17, 2020, western Germany, where restaurants closed, as well as many activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ina FASSBENDER / AFP
A graffiti 'to hell with corona' is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral on March 17, 2020, western Germany, where restaurants closed, as well as many activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ina FASSBENDER / AFP
A resident wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walks past a graffiti of Buddha wearing facemask, in Mumbai on March 16, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
A resident wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walks past a graffiti of Buddha wearing facemask, in Mumbai on March 16, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
A graffiti portraying President Bashar al-Assad as the coronavirus is seen on the wall of a destroyed school in Binnish town in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province near the Turkish border, on March 10, 2020. Ozan KOSE / AFP
A graffiti portraying President Bashar al-Assad as the coronavirus is seen on the wall of a destroyed school in Binnish town in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province near the Turkish border, on March 10, 2020. Ozan KOSE / AFP
A man walks past a graffiti with a positive message painted on a wall in a street in Mumbai on March 14, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
A man walks past a graffiti with a positive message painted on a wall in a street in Mumbai on March 14, 2020. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
"All Coronavirus Are Bastards", New Spartak Moscow. (Twitter)
"All Coronavirus Are Bastards", New Spartak Moscow. (Twitter)
Art by Nello Petrucci in Pompei, Italy. (Twitter)
Art by Nello Petrucci in Pompei, Italy. (Twitter)
Italian artist TV Boy took to the image of Mona Lisa in his piece Mobile World Virus in Barcelona. (Facebook/ @tvboyofficial)
Italian artist TV Boy took to the image of Mona Lisa in his piece Mobile World Virus in Barcelona. (Facebook/ @tvboyofficial)
The result is usually a very heteronormative visual discourse, reminiscent of images conjuring up the “romance of protest,” as in this stencil by Norwegian artist Pøbel. (Facebook/ Pøbel)
The result is usually a very heteronormative visual discourse, reminiscent of images conjuring up the “romance of protest,” as in this stencil by Norwegian artist Pøbel. (Facebook/ Pøbel)