This art kit was developed during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of organizations are calling for a united global response that ensures a just recovery and transition to a better future for those most in need in the wake of this crisis. We know that the choices we make today will shape our society, economy, and climate for decades to come.
Art is a key way we can build connections, engage people, tell our story, and demand change. We believe that even if many of us cannot leave our homes, we can still create powerful art together.
With this toolkit you can:
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It will be updated in the coming weeks and months, so come back and check out additional how-to’s, images and ideas.
Here are some special art pieces that have been created for this moment. You can:
These designs are available in a variety of languages.
Created by David Solnit
The global response to COVID-19 could ensure a just recovery for everyone in the wake of this crisis. Here are 5 guiding principles we can all get behind:
Created by Jan Berger of Paperhand Puppet Intervention
Paperhand Puppet Intervention is a puppet theater company based out of Saxapahaw, NC. They use puppetry, performance and creativity to undermine and eradicate greed, hate and fear and promote justice, equality and peace. They are currently involved in the fight against a new fracked gas pipeline planned to be built along the Haw River. paperhand.org
Here are tips on how you can use these designs to copy and make signs or posters to hang in your home, window, public spaces.
The Just Recovery mask is a symbol of our collective principles and demands. You can show your support on Facebook by adding a Just Recovery mask to your profile picture. Or you can make a real life mask. Check out some tips here.
Many artists have felt compelled to create art that showcases the urgency for solidarity, community, and action.
Here is some more art that you can download and share.
Mona Caron is a San Francisco-based artist, using muralism, illustration and photography in both her art and artivism. Locally known for her trans-temporal murals of neighborhood history leading to collectively visioned radical transformations into positive futures, and known internationally for her botanical mural series titled ”Weeds”, a metaphor about resilience and resistance, Mona also creates art for street actions and graphics in accompaniment of social and environmental justice movements. Her art has been used in climate justice movements, water rights, and labor rights groups with organizations including 350.org, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Zero-waste Detroit, US Social forum, La Coordinadora por el Agua y la Vida and Fundación Abril of Cochabamba Bolivia, Land is Life and Acción Ecologica (Ecuador), as well as bicycle for transportation advocacy groups worldwide. https://monacaron.com
Here’s one way we can make art together, stay safe at home, and show solidarity.