Archive for Coronavirus Chronicles

Mass Extinctions: Set and Reset? By Natalie Grant

Mass Extinctions: Set and Reset? By Natalie Grant

There have been five major extinctions that have taken place since the beginning of life on earth. Each one is just as horrific as the next. The question is, what caused these extinctions? Did the species during these time periods mistreat the planet, forcing it…

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Drawing by Alejandra Rodriguez

Drawing by Alejandra Rodriguez

Alejandra Rodriguez is a sophomore majoring in Animation at SVA. She has this to say about her drawing, “Daily Mass:” “One of the bigger changed I’ve experienced during this time is watching live streams of Mass. It’s so strange to see my mom, who tries…

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Quarantine Video by Chih Wei Hsu

Quarantine Video by Chih Wei Hsu

Chih Wei Hsu is a first-year student studying Photography and Video at SVA.  

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Mask (a drawing) by Jia Li

Mask (a drawing) by Jia Li

Jia Li is a first-year student studying Graphic Design at SVA. She loves creating realistic drawings. However, she has experimented with more abstract art in order to build her own style. She believes that art has to express something about the artist and make a…

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Drawing by Siqiao He

Drawing by Siqiao He

Siqiao He is a sophomore majoring in Animation at SVA. “A few months ago, some young nurses in Wuhan cut their hair in order to wear protective suits, which inspired me a lot,” Siqiao writes. “I think this battle makes different generations stand together. Everyone…

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Crisis Experience by Xinyu Chen

Crisis Experience by Xinyu Chen

I didn’t sleep well at night, and I never felt that death was so close to everyone. I started to care more about my family. Although they are in Shanghai, a place that is not a severely affected area, I still told them not to…

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Mask in the Subway Project by Zihao Dong

Mask in the Subway Project by Zihao Dong

I was inspired by this whole chain reaction. Perhaps this is the only positive thing about this outbreak. I conceived a piece of work, and I decided to shoot a set of videos. I did this by tracking and recording an Asian man taking the…

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Quarantine – Experience in a Chinese Quarantine Center by Yitian Shao

Quarantine – Experience in a Chinese Quarantine Center by Yitian Shao

March 16, I arrived at Shanghai Pudong Airport and began my quarantine. Quarantine is boring, everything repeats again and again. Get up, stare at the window, play games, eat, take my temperature, and sleep. Time is running away from me. I already finish my quarantine…

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Joan Berman-Goldberg: Artworks and Three Poems

Joan Berman-Goldberg: Artworks and Three Poems

THREE POEMS BY JOAN BERMAN-GOLDBERG BASEBALL IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 It’s spring but you cannot, Take me out to the ballgame. Rain check please. BASEBALL WILL NEVER BE THE SAME No more spitting High-fiving is gone Potches on tuches Banned But as baseball returned…

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