Aardra Kachroo is an award-winning scientist and Professor at the University of Kentucky Plant Pathology Department. She does a number of K-12 science outreach workshops in and around Lexington. She serves on the boards of two non-profits based in Lexington—International We Serve Foundation (weservefoundation.org) and Indian-American Relations Council (iarcouncil.org)). She is the Past President of the Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society.

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Aardra: “I am enjoying social isolation. I am working a lot and getting a lot done. My kids are busy with school work and are doing well.”

Lexington in the Time of COVID-19 is an artwork about people practicing social distancing at a time of a deadly virus. And also offering kindness.

Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova capture photographs at the periphery of American culture, where drag queens, discarded couches, and abandoned motel signs exist.