The Covid Entries

The Film Forum on West Houston St in New York City during Covid. The Awning has the following message in place of showtimes: Temporarily Closed and a quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt "We have nothing to fear but fear itself."

The Covid Entries offer daily reports of the pandemic’s harsh surge in New York City in early spring 2020. The 56 entries provide real time observations of the early weeks when disease and fear transformed the city.


First Entry | deaths with no funerals


First Entry

Photo: March 6th, 2020
Sixth Avenue Staples



Originally sent 4/4/20

Second Entry | a true crisis


Second Entry

Photo: March 15th, 2020
Houston Street






Originally sent 4/7/20

Third Entry | trash in empty streets


Third Entry

Photo: March 17th, 2020
Prince Street






Originally sent 4/9/20

Fourth Entry | fire drill for the apocalypse


Fourth Entry

Photo: March 19th, 2020
100 Sullivan Street





Originally sent 4/11/20

Fifth Entry 🔊 | new territory


Fifth Entry

3/21 Audio Grocery lines, spring blossoms, and barbershops. 5 min.

Photo: March 21st, 2020
Sixth Avenue



Originally sent 4/12/20

Sixth Entry | calls from around the country


Sixth Entry

Photo: March 23rd, 2020
Sullivan Street






Originally sent 4/16/20

Seventh Entry | communicated with a glance


Seventh Entry

Photo: March 24th, 2020
Sixth Avenue




Originally sent 4/18/20

Eighth Entry | stock market up two thousand points


Covid Entry West 21st Street
Eighth Entry

Photo: March 25th, 2020
West 21st Street






Originally sent 4/20/20

Ninth Entry | a biker's paradise


Ninth Entry

Photo: March 26th, 2020
Sullivan Street





Originally sent 4/22/20