Kate with Neko

A woman wearing a red and white bow stands on a front porch with patio decorations, plants and chimes. She is wearing a thick, furry rust-colored collared coat in pajama pants with a dog at her side looking down the stairs.

Kate: “In my regular life, I drive the Bookmobile for Woodford County, taking books to homebound patrons in Troy, Nonesuch, Millville, Midway. Now I’m working from home. How does that translate? Many of my patrons don’t have access to online materials. I’m calling to check in on them. More than anything, they just want to talk.”

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.