Here’s my reflections on experiences during this pandemic. They include memories of the piece I wrote and recorded as a teenager in South Africa. Today, in my 78th year, I was moved to recreate that music. I’m still searching and finding….     Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual…

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Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly 300 people from all walks of life. Visit Masks of Boston  to read the profile of each person and learn who they wear a mask…

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In my lens-based composite, “Jailhouse Quartet,” which I created in 2019, the grid is part of the rusted steel strap lattice that makes up the walls of the outdoor Kelso Depot Jail in the Mojave Preserve (the jail was used from the mid-1940s to 1985 to detain inebriated folks). The two-cell jail sits next to…

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The pandemic has made my resolve to help people find the wonder in all of creation through my artistic lens even stronger.  The piece depicted here, Hope, was completed as the pandemic progressed. The message, in the words of Buddha, is to accept what is, let go of what was, and have hope and faith…

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Individually, or in combination, words have the power to evoke a range of human emotions: joy, humor, fear, grief, hope, love… That power, and how our interpretation of words, texts, and phrases changes according to our circumstances interests me.     In the time of covid was conceived during the initial months of our quarantine.…

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Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly 300 people from all walks of life. Visit Masks of Boston  to read the profile of each person and learn who they wear a mask…

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When I created this photo-based composite image, a pandemic of any sort was the last thing on my mind. The artwork was inspired by the tension between a marquee sign at a train station, “Your Ticket Out,” and a nearby iron fence. (The passerby was just conveniently walking on the other side.) Fast forward three…

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Have you ever wondered whether you are truly protected from infectious diseases ranging from the common cold to more deadly threats like rabies or bird flu? When you travel, are you protected from the many infections abroad? According to most histories, the Spanish Flu ended in 1920. This is wrong: it did not end, and…

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So today I am sending myself and any listeners an optimistic expression of optimism as we’re poised to enter a post vaccine pandemic phase. Can spring be  far away???   Copyright © 2021 Stanley Sagov Stanley SagovStanley Sagov leads an intense dual life as a physician (Family Practice Group, The Sagov Center for Family Medicine)…

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I had intended my artwork series: “C3 Series – Covid Constrained Composition” to be a geological reflection of the Cornish Jurassic coast in England, referencing Durdle Door, a natural limestone arch. However, all I could think of was the enforced stasis we’re in and the inability to plan ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic. Restricted…

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