As we wander a calm and quiet New York City, we realize that certain things that seemed unprecedented only a week ago now seem utterly normal.
Photos by Beatriz Ramos | Text by Yehudit Mam
The shock of seeing lonely latex gloves lying on the streets has abated. But other things have come into sharp relief: the restful silence that now envelops this city; the almost alpine air and the sounds of birds we didn’t know we had. New York will eventually return to its hustle and bustle, but some things will never be the same. These are snapshots of a moment that seems interminable but is changing very rapidly. In these uncertain times, we trust that our city will rise again.
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is the Cofounder of dada.art. She is a Creative Director in advertising and a writer. Her writing has appeared in Saveur.com. Out.com, Fusion.tv, Reforma, La Jornada Semanal. She currently writes about film in her blog I've Had It With Hollywood. She is a Mexican New Yorker since 1992.
Beatriz is an artist, a technologist, and the creator of DADA.art. She founded Dancing Diablo, an Emmy-winning studio in New York. She has directed over a hundred videos for the biggest brands in the world. Early in her career Beatriz illustrated for the New York Times and worked at Disney and MTV.