Excerpts of replies to the question "Are you practicing social distancing? Why or why not? If yes, what are you doing? How do you stay in touch with family and friends?" from guided questionnaires submitted to Together/Apart: The COVID-19 Community Memory Archive.
Pictured Is me in a graduation gown that I never got to wear, crying as I realize all of the things I am missing out on because of covid [sic] and how I am no longer excited about anything which is why everything around me is smeared and clouded.
Excerpts of replies to the questions "Have you experienced a momentous life event since this began, such as an anniversary, birth, birthday, death, engagement, graduation, wedding, etc.? How has sheltering in place affected your experience?" from guided questionnaires submitted to Together/Apart: The COVID-19 Community Memory Archive.
Excerpts of replies to the question "If you are a student, faculty, or staff employee at CSUSM, how do you feel the university has responded to the crisis? " from guided questionnaires submitted to Together/Apart: The COVID-19 Community Memory Archive.
This work is a sculptural installation created in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. A trip to the grocery store will never be the same. Walking down aisle after aisle of empty shelves is something we have never before experienced. Panic has caused people to buy up supplies in bulk and hoard them, leaving other community members without. If only you could enter a store without wondering, will they have what I need? The food, supplies, toilet paper my family is out of? If only the shelves could stay stocked. What would you but to get you through this crisis? What our country needs, however, is something you can’t find on the store shelves.