During Covid-19 lockdowns, senior citizens were forced to segregate themselves from society for lengthy periods of time. Evidence reveals that social isolation and loneliness put older adults at risk for anxiety, depression & cognitive decline. This is also true for many social groups living on the fringes of society. This series is comprised of paintings and works on paper created during the lockdowns.
In the ideal situation, our homes provide safety and privacy, as well as a sense of identity. However, during the Covid-19 lockdowns, our living spaces became either crowded and claustrophobic or an empty void of absence.