10 Stages of a Pandemic: A Reflection on the Coronavirus in Poetry and Photos

In this chapbook of photography and poetry, artist and writer, Kelly Showker, reflects on the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in a series of ten stages of poems accompanied by personal and performative portraits, depicting emotional states in response to the coronavirus pandemic, quarantine, and the political events of 2020.

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Ugly, unflinching, and raw — the artist’s images and words speak to the moods produced during the universal time of isolation caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

A color print version of this book is sold at the cost of production, to avoid making a profit from pain in the wake of the coronavirus, a pandemic that has undoubtedly affected so many of us.

The book features photography by Peter J. Nolan and performances by Kelly Showker.

Order a limited-edition high-resolution color coffee table version via Blurb.

See a sample of some of the images and writing on Kelly Showker’s Facebook page:

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