The Covid Entries

Covid Entries
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.

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Seventh Entry | communicated with a glance

abroad, 9/11 memorial

 


Seventh Entry

Photo: March 24, Sixth Avenue

 

Sent 4/18/20

Nineteenth Entry | singular sound
some absences more notable than others, eye contact

 


Nineteenth Entry

Photo: April 5, Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

Sent 5/12/20

Twentieth Entry | the same place and a different place

a different life, lack of planning, SoHo

 


Twentieth Entry

Photo: April 6, Greene Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sent 5/14/20

Twenty-fourth Entry 🔊 | urban isolation chamber
feeling lost, Yemen and aide programs, Notre Dame

 


Twenty-fourth Entry

4/10 Audio Goldberg variations, prelude 1, interlude in a quiet city. 3 min.

Photo: April 10, Rent Bill

 

 

Sent 5/22/20

Thirtieth Entry | losing a simple human gesture

the quiet of the morning remains delicious, job loss, masks

 


Thir
tieth Entry

Photo: April 16, Grand Street

 

 

 

 

 

Sent 7/1/20

Thirty-fifth Entry | savoring an absence

boarded up clothing stores, eye contact, 9-11 memorial

 


Thirty-fifth Entry

Photo: April 21, West Street

 

 

 

Sent 7/21/20

Forty-third Entry 🔊 | the crystal ball is cloudy
sidewalks, Boeing, partisan news

 


Forty-third Entry

4/29 Audio Late night, out of balance, Mister Mister can I have a dollar. 2 min.

Photo: April 29, Avenue C

 

 

 

Sent 9/24/20

Fifty-second Entry 🔊 | how we adapt reveals who we are

green shades, noise has returned

 

Fifty-second Entry

4/1 Audio Popular restaurants, Washington Sq Park skating sink, Flags at half mast. 2 min.

Photo: May 7, Eighth Avenue

 

 

 

Sent 10/30/20