Sweden’s Gingerbread Baking Competition Goes Online with Emphasis on Social Distancing


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The exhibition, usually thronged with wide-eyed children and adults marvelling at the culinary creations, is normally held at Sweden’s Museum of Architecture and Design but was moved online due to COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading »

“I Feel Safe when Everybody Is at Home”: Performance Artist Sleeps in Street of Istanbul


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Artist Sayna Soleimanpour performs a photoshoot in protest against the mistreatment and alienation of Turkish women based on their clothing, during a two-day curfew amid the spread of the coronavirus disease, on a deserted street in Istanbul, Turkey, December, 2020. Continue reading »

Humoristic Illustrations Reveal the Daily Life Before and After COVID-19

From wearing masks to working from home, the coronavirus has brought about a lot of changes in our daily lives.

It is this “new normality” that the American artist Irina Blok depicts through this series of drawings. Each drawing shows a before and after, revealing how things have changed since COVID-19. The comic series helps to reassure us by showing us that we are all going through the same experiences. Continue reading »

This Artist Continues to Craft A Creative Face Mask Every Day Of Self-Isolation

According to Matthias Kretschmer: “And the masquerade continues… I continue the mask project in the second lockdown. After the first corona mask project in the spring, I wanted to hang up the masks in the word’s truest sense. But during the second lockdown in Austria, the experiences in my own environment with the coronavirus and the events of the first days of November prompted and motivated me to continue the mask series. Continue reading »

“We Do Lockdown”: A Razor-Sharp Satire of COVID-19 Lockdown Life Packed Full of Parodies of Vintage Illustrations by Miriam Elia

“In Series 2a of the latest Dung Beetle Books title, Mummy, John and Susan go through an indefinite period of self-isolation during lockdown. In this solitary time, the children will be forcibly adapted to the ‘new normal’, where a joyless existence is heroically embraced to save humanity. The children will come to have no real-life friends, no education, and conditioned to see their peers as portable germ vessels.” Continue reading »

“Disney Lockdown”: Artist Creates A ‘Realistic Disney’ Series Where He Imagines Famous Characters Living In 2020

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We tend to romanticize Disney characters. We see them as someone to look up to. But what if becoming just like them was way easier than we think? What if they were just like regular people with regular quirks, regular mannerisms, and regular problems? That’s the question that Indonesian Photoshop artist Andhika Muksin (previously) is answering by inserting Disney princes and princesses into real life and imagining what would happen. It’s time to take our rose-colored glasses off. Continue reading »

Priests in Russia Conducted a Divine Service in The Covid-Center and Bypassed All Patients by Sprinkling Holy Water and Giving Them Icons


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The pandemic is still striking Russia in all regions. Medical centers are overcrowded, patients cannot call the ambulance or have to wait for medical help to come for days. And just like always, when hope is nearly gone, it’s them who suddenly appear. Priests in Kaluga, Russia, visited hospitals with Covid patients to sprinkle holy water on them and give them icons. Continue reading »

“Fear Must Abyss”: A Coronavirus Sculpture Was Burned in Russia

The dark wooden sculpture of coronavirus was burned in Voronezh, Russia. It was made by the famous wood carver Alexander Ivchenko. He decided to cut the figure COVID-19 after his whole family had got over infection. Continue reading »

The Last Days on Californian Beaches Before Covid-19 in Melancholic Photographs by Marina Weishaupt

In early 2020, a few days before the first lockdowns in European states, which were quickly followed by many other countries around the globe, Marina Weishaupt enjoyed the last days of freedom on Californian beaches. Continue reading »

As the World Plunges Into the Flames of The Pandemic, Thousands of People at The Halloween Parade in Wuhan


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Halloween revelers flocked to an amusement park in Wuhan, China, to celebrate the spooky holiday less than a year after the deadly coronavirus began infecting people in the city before spreading across the globe. The crowds, dressed in costumes including pirates, superheroes and zombie nurses, celebrated by watching a parade at Happy Valley Wuhan amusement park, photos of the scene show.

Domestic tourists have returned to Wuhan in recent months as China says they’ve turned a corner in their fight against the virus. Continue reading »

Austria Postal Service Prints Coronavirus-Themed Stamp on Toilet Paper

The stamp was inspired by the panic-buying of toilet paper when COVID-19 first hit Europe in the spring. It shows a baby elephant, a symbol which has encouraged citizens to keep their distance during the pandemic. Continue reading »

“Strength”: Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain’s Health Workers

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Pejac (previously), real name Silvestre Santiago, is a Spanish painter and street artist whose works include outdoor murals, often utilising trompe-l’œil techniques. Santiago was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain in 1977. He studied fine art, first at Salamanca, then Barcelona, and finally at Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano “Brera”. He worked at Norway’s NuArt Festival in 2015. The same year, he painted site-specific works in Hong Kong and Tokyo. He has also worked in the Husn refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, creating silhouette images by scraping paint off old walls. As of 2014, he was again living in Santander. Continue reading »

“Wear Mask. Save Live”: Borat Had Made Hilarious Appearances on Major Landmarks Across the UK

Borat was beamed onto Edinburgh Castle with the pro-mask message

Sacha Baron Cohen’s comical character was projected onto famous sites around the country with the slogan: “Wear mask. Save live.” And he posed up wearing nothing but a face mask covering his modesty. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Is Posting The Most Ridiculous Coronavirus Masks Spotted On The Subway

Keeping the coronavirus at bay is the top and foremost priority these days. A face mask has been added to the “check before leaving” daily bundle next to keys, wallet, and phone, and as we’re on our way to the second wave, we’re kinda used to this whole thing. But some people are still getting creative with the most questionable face coverings that defy science, common sense, and simply aesthetics. Continue reading »

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector ‘Robots’ Were Hired at a Children’s Hospital in Russia


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Modern problems require advanced solutions. In a child health care of Rostov small patients are met by such robots. The dummies made by the clinic’s employees measure body temperature and sanitize hands. If the temperature is high, the machine will give an alarming signal. Continue reading »

Stunning Aerial Photos Shows Luxury Cruise Ships Being Broken Up At a Dock in Turkey


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Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the Covid-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industry. Cruise ships were home to the some of the earliest clusters of Covid-19 as the pandemic spread globally early this year. Continue reading »

Santa Wants to Keep You and His Friends at The North Pole Safe This Christmas so He’s Wearing a Mask

Santa is an iconic symbol of Christmas, and that’s why Santa Christmas ornaments have become so popular. Santa Claus ornaments come in many shapes and sizes, but all of them capture the jolly round personality of the character we all associate with snow, reindeer and presents. Old World Christmas has a large collection, and you won’t want to miss these glass Santa ornaments this Ho-Ho-Holiday! Continue reading »

This is Reportage: Award-Winning Wedding Moments Captured During The 2020 Pandemic

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Coronavirus has taken its toll on all of us and has seen hundreds of thousands of weddings either postponed, canceled, or pared back to minimal guest numbers. The stress and disappointment this must have caused to brides and grooms throughout the world is quite unfathomable—and it has also had a massive effect on those working in the wedding industry.

Wedding photographers have indeed been hit hard, with many of their livelihoods now at risk; many who normally shoot 25 or more weddings a year have now been facing the reality of maybe only a handful, or even less. Continue reading »

COVID-19 Social Distancing Guide In European Countries

It’s important to keep distance from others during the Coronavirus pandemic, but sometimes it’s not entirely clear exactly how far you should stay away from others. Hopefully this guide will be able to help you to understand the right distance to keep while visiting various European countries. Continue reading »

This Children’s Illustration Ebook Focuses On 3-Year-Old Kid’s Thoughts During Coronavirus

According to Priya Susan: “I made this eBook to capture the emotions of my 3-year-old son Ephraim and many other kids who are missing the most beautiful phase of their childhood due to COVID-19. Also, this is my first attempt so please forgive my mistakes. Hope you like it, and happy reading!” Continue reading »

“There’s No Reason to Put It on The Wrong Place. Wear Your Mask Properly.”

Since the mandatory use of masks was implemented because of the pandemic, what is seen in Brazil is a total disregard for the law by a large part of the population. Continue reading »

1,800 South Park Cut-Outs Spread Across Five Sections at Broncos Game During the COVID-19 Pandemic


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Cartman, Stan, Kenny, Chef, Towelie, Satan and yes, even Mr. Hanky, were among those in attendance at Sunday’s Denver Broncos game. Those South Park characters were among more than 1,800 cutouts from the long-running Comedy Central series in the seats of the south stands at Empower Field at Mile High during the game. Continue reading »

Photographer Michal Zahornacky Creates Minimalistic Architectural Collages Inspired By The Current Pandemic Situation

Michal Zahornacky is professional fine art photographer from Slovakia.

The main role in his photography plays the human. He mainly focuses on fine-art and conceptual portraits. He brings thoughts and moods to his photographs which he always shows in unclear imagination. Continue reading »

“Lockdown Heroes”: Essential Workers Turned Into Comics Heroes

To pay tribute to the ones who worked during the lockdown to provide us an access to essential services, Tomo Taka, a London-based creative, turned them into comic books heroes. Continue reading »

NoseMask: Artist Designed a Mask for People Who Want to Stay Safe but Still Look Like They’re an Idiot

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Austin Wolf-Sothern is a comedian, actor, writer, and movie obsessive. Recently, he “designed a mask for people who want to stay safe but still look like they’re a fucking idiot.” Continue reading »