Artist David Perez poses in front of a graffiti of a cashier. Photo: Denis Balibouse/ Reuters.
Street artist David Perez has found his own way to pay tribute in Switzerland to the people he regards as the unsung heroes of the coronavirus crisis.
Perez, 35, has adorned a pedestrian underpass in the town of Gland with a portrait of a masked cashier scanning a bottle of soap and plans to add other figures, such as construction workers or dustmen, to the mural.
"Today, I will especially pay tribute to cashiers. They are on the frontline with nurses and others," he told Reuters.
He said his mural, adding colour to a "sad-looking wall", was "for our everyday superheroes."
Switzerland has recommended that its citizens stay indoors during the coronavirus which has killed more than 500 people and infected over 21,100 in the country, although it has stopped short of ordering a lockdown.
Street art is getting inspiration from the coronavirus pandemic gripping the globe, offering some comic relief, wit and beauty in a world where people are cut off from each other.
Along a side street near the iconic Green Mill jazz club in the Uptown neighbourhood, Bachor has created four glass and marble mosaics inside small craters in the pavement.
Londoners locked out of galleries can find an alternative art fix on a wall under some railway arches after street artist Lionel Stanhope painted a Caravaggio classic, updated for the coronavirus age.
Activists on social media circulated a video clip of the fire devouring books, expressing their full sympathy with the man, because the makeshift bookstore represented a cultural outlet for the city of Beirut, which is experiencing stifling economic crises.
The story of the film revolves around two army officers of India and Pakistan in the backdrop of war.
She shared him with her former husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. The pair divorced in 2007 after 10 years of marriage.