Christine and Philip

A woman in a long purple robe with colorful trim and white sandals stands next to a young man in a denim jacket, red socks and white pants with black vertical stripes seated on a wooden flower box holding a pole in front of a white brick home with worn paint.

Philip: “This pandemic has enabled me to spend more time with my family, to grow as an individual. Despite all the madness, I have an opportunity to exercise my will and make things happen. One word: grateful.”

Christine: “The pandemic has given us the opportunity to stay together as a family. Most of the time, we have no time to discuss things as a family. It’s a blessing.”

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.