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Coronavirus: Words at the window from those in isolation


As more and more people stay indoors to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Stephen Lovekin has started photographing families isolating in Brooklyn, New York.

Anna Beth Rousakis and daughter Mary RousakisImage copyright
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Anna Beth Rousakis and daughter Mary Rousakis

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Initially, Lovekin photographed families on their porches but it soon became clear picturing them behind a window was the way to go.

“As the project began to evolve the idea of the window started to make more sense,” he says, “the window being something that we look out on the world from, something that literally frames how people can look in on us and how we look out at the world, something that we normally do not enter or exit from.”

Husband and wife filmmakers, Claire Ince and Ancil McKainImage copyright
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Husband and wife film-makers Claire Ince and Ancil McKain

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Lovekin asked each family to share a message with the world.

The project has been running for about a week only but has already had lots of positive reaction on social media.

Lovekin intends to continue as…



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