Alex, Uly, and Lauren

According to Lauren, before the pandemic Uly used to be a peaceful, calm child. He turned into an independent toddler during the pandemic. He is now Lauren’s full-time job.

Alex works out of their now-climate-controlled garden shed: his pandemic office. Alex is growing a quarantine beard. He is not sure yet when he’ll cut it—maybe when this is over.

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.