Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Omicron Edition 2022

Fear on the Transport

Captured at Sofia on 09 Apr, 2020 by Anastas Tarpanov.
The transit photos are made in the spring of 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The first two months of the pandemic were total chaos. The city was closed and leaving it...

Antigua, Guatemala 2021

La Antigua
I was living in Beijing China during the pandemic and decided it would be a good idea to leave before any major restrictions had been set in place. I ended...

2.0.1.9. The Year No One Expected

The piece, which I created in 2021, looks back at a global event that changed everything in so many ways. Although we saw loss, chaos, damage and resilience, there is...

Mother of the Plaza de Mayo

Madre de Plaza de Mayo camina por la Avenida De Mayo (Ciudad autónoma de Buenos Aires) durante la manifestación convocada por la organización "Encuentro Memoria, Verdad y Justicia."  La protesta fue realizada el 24 de marzo de 2022, a 46 años del golpe de Estado cívico-militar en el que las Fuerzas Armadas tomaron el poder del gobierno de Argentina.
On March 24th, 1976, a Military Junta forcefully took power in Argentina. Congress and democracy were suspended, political parties were banned and civil rights were highly limited. During this dictatorship,...

Empty Bazaar

JMohammadpour-ChessPlayers
In December 2021, I went to the Tehran Grand Bazaar and found it very quiet and empty. Two sellers were playing chess during their break/rest time. The atmosphere and their...

Street Musicians

New Orleans-1004
This image was taken on March 26, 2022. Everyday these kids would show up and play their "instruments" for the passersby on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter in New...

Isolation: Waiting to Exhale

Isolation - waiting to Exhale-WM- 1080x493
Alone, numb and terrified by the devastation that an invisible virus can bring, hope found it hard to flourish, but loneliness knew in its heart that this pandemic of isolation...

Can You Handle the Heat?

Can You Handle the Heat
(A Looking Back post: image taken November 2021) This photograph was taken during the transition period when the UK started to lift COVID restrictions and life began returning to the...

Just Another Sunday at the Grocery Store

Sunday-Pemberton
Here we are in March 2022, just another Sunday at the grocery store during the pandemic. The masks will (hopefully) come off before too long, but memories of our cloaked...

A Turkish Hospital: Pandemic Photos

E Ayyildiz Frame 06
When the pandemic struck, I had the chance to photograph the treatment processes of COVID-19 patients who came to the hospital where I work in Turkey. Since I'm a serious...