The work relates to the earlier drawing of Shanghai,
addressing the collective condition of the city as it endured a repeated crisis. Big Whites
playfully shapes a commentary on public health policy, questioning intentions of higher powers that are positioned as policies of care. Eighty per cent of its figures are referenced from real life images from online sources. The work brings into focus the paradox between Covid-19’s legacy of fear and suffering and its ability to bring about collective obedience, against the endurance of the human spirit, kindness and love.