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.

 

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

Tenth Entry 🔊 | uniquely ill-equipped

 

Covid Entry Prince Street
Tenth Entry

3/27 Audio Spring Street, Oculus, Hurricane Sandy. 6 min.

Photo: March 27th, 2020
Prince Street

 

 

Originally sent 4/24/20

Eleventh Entry | flimflamery

 

Covid Entry Sixth Avenue
Eleventh Entry

Photo: March 28th, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 4/26/20

Twelfth Entry | first world horrific

 

Covid Entry Oculus
Twelfth Entry

Photo: March 29th, 2020
Oculus

 

 

 

Originally sent 4/28/20

Thirteenth Entry 🔊 | the audible spectrum

 

Covid Entry Sullivan Street
Thirteenth Entry

3/30 Audio The haves and the have nots. 5 min.

Photo: March 30th, 2020
Sullivan Street

 

 

 

Originally sent 4/30/20

SPECIAL Entry - Easter | boarding up essential work
 


Special Entry – Easter

Additional Photos

Photo: April 12th, 2020
Prince Street

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 4/14/20

Fourteenth Entry 🔊 | begging for health care workers

 


Fourteenth Entry

3/31 Audio Springtime, flowering trees, six feet apart. 3 min.

Photo: March 31st, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

Originally sent 5/2/20

Fifteenth Entry | what does it take to change a place?

 


Fifteenth Entry

Photo: April 1st, 2020
Prince Street

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/4/20

Sixteenth Entry | one cannot live forever

 


Sixteenth Entry

Photo: April 2nd, 2020
Thompson Street

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/6/20

Seventeenth Entry 🔊 | some things change more quickly

 


Seventeenth Entry

4/3 Audio 1
Eye contact, clang – clunk, a train car to yourself.
6 min.

4/3 Audio 2
Tulips, kindly garbage trucks, mood shift. 2 min.

Photo: April 3rd, 2020
West 21st Street

 

Originally sent 5/8/20

Eighteenth Entry | pulse
 


Eighteenth Entry

Photo: April 4th, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/10/20

Nineteenth Entry | some absences more notable than others
 


Nineteenth Entry

Photo: April 5th, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/12/20

Twentieth Entry | the same place and a different place

 


Twentieth Entry

Photo: April 6th, 2020
Greene Street

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/14/20

Twenty-first Entry | "chance operation"

 


Twenty-first Entry

Photo: April 7th, 2020
Prince Street

 

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/16/20

Twenty-second Entry | normal now needs to be defined

 


Twenty-second Entry

Photo: April 8th, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/18/20

Twenty-third Entry 🔊 | new term - "social distancing"
 


Twenty-third Entry

4/9 Audio April showers, seeing the wind, horn honk. 2 min.

Photo: April 9th, 2020
MacDougal Street

 

Originally sent 5/20/20

Twenty-fourth Entry 🔊 | urban isolation chamber

 


Twenty-fourth Entry

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

Photo: April 10th, 2020
Rent Bill

 

 

 

Originally sent 5/22/20

Twenty-fifth Entry | cigarette butts

 


Twenty-fifth Entry

Photo: April 11th, 2020
West Broadway

 

Originally sent 5/24/20

Special Entry 2 - Midpoint


Special Entry – Midpoint

Photo: May 5th, 2020
Spring Street

 

Originally sent on 5/28/20

Twenty-sixth Entry | a prayer

 


Twenty-sixth Entry

Photo: April 12th, 2020
Mercer Street

 

 

Originally sent 5/31/20

Special Entry 3 - Post-Break


Special Entry – Post-Break

Additional Photos

Photo: June 3rd, 2020
Sixth Avenue

 

 

 

 

Originally sent 6/15/20