Signs, Visual "Keep Your Distance"

Maker and role
Designer: Nelson City Fresh Choice
Production date
Mar 2020

Production place
Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
Two laminated laser printed signs tethered by synthetic string, worn hung on shoulders. White paper with plain background with one side printed with orange cartoon face (emoji) wearing blue surgical mask and hands facing outwards. Orange cartoon bubble writing underneath face "Keep / Your / Distance" and hashtag "#stopcoronavirus" printed in red with central letter "o" replaced with yellow virus icon with red line across the front. Designed by employee of Fresh Choice Nelson grocery store and worn by grocery store staff during COVID19 pandemic in March and April 2020 until these signs were replaced with t-shirts printed with the same design.
Object type
1 - Sign = Height x Width (mm) = 299 x 215mm
2 - Sign = Height x Width (mm) = 299 x 215mm
3 - Tether = Length (mm) = 930mm
COVID19; COVID-19; Pandemic;
COVID19 Pandemic Response
Accession number
Credit line
Signs, Visual "Keep Your Distance". Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM2020.53.2



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