World 35, Exploration A

World 35: Covid-21, a more severe deadly version of Covid-19 where special protective hazmat suits must be worn for your safety! This has resulted in an increase in environmental disasters; therefore, the outside world is unsafe for natural habitation and breathing. Clothing is now bought and sold digitally, and for your own personal benefit. The conditions have meant that clothes are now only worn online, as sourcing physical clothing is next to impossible, which has led to the virtual world of online avatars. This poster expresses the need and importance of specialised safety suits. The Instagram account shows the world of online clothing styles. This famous influencer account has thousands of followers and is a physical representative of a person surviving and maintaining a level of normality in an unnormal situation.

This Exploration was contributed by Hannah Duckworth, Emily Evans, Liv Endress, Neve Durrans and Emma Dereve (located in the UK), developed from a World contributed by Clint Beharry, using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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