Stephanie With Ori and Shaggy

After we photographed Stephanie, she laughingly shared this with us: “It’s the first time in 7 weeks I’ve worn my jeans, put jewelry on, used my hair dryer, seen people! I work every day, but I work from home. For me as a single person, the biggest challenge of this pandemic has been to isolate without completely isolating myself… But I am loving the extra time with my pups.”

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.