Tristan and Meredith

A young woman with a purple handkerchief in her hair and a girl with purple bow are seated on a wrough iron bench with pillows in front of a brick home in a neatly manicured lawn.

Meredith: “We typically don’t have sit-down dinners because Tristan has dance class 4 nights a week and I have rehearsals. Since we became quarantined, having a nightly dinner together has become a ritual—it is something that brings me back. I don’t know if we’ll be able to keep this up afterwards, but for now … it is really good for us.”

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.