Explore the Archives
A Journal of the Plague Year Arizona Collection Australia Boston Bronx Community College New York Brooklyn College New York Canada Las Americas New Orleans Oral Histories Philippines Teaching the Pandemic

Collected Item: “Hide Yo Grandma”

Give your story a title.

Hide Yo Grandma

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

Instagram post

Tell us a story; share your experience. Describe what the object or story you've uploaded says about the pandemic, and/or why what you've submitted is important to you.

This post is by the artist Velvet Bandit of their street art pasted on a pole. The work is a cartoon image of the virus with a text box reading, "Hide Yo Grandma."

Use one-word hashtags (separated by commas) to describe your story. For example: Where did it originate? How does this object make you feel? How does this object relate to the pandemic?

pandemic_e_ART_h, Arizona State University, HST 580, Velvet Bandit, Penngrove, California

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then your name goes here.)

Velvet Bandit

Give this story a date.

2020
Click here to view the corresponding item.