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People are returning to work as Southern Nevada relaxes COVID-19 restrictions.
For the first time in modern civilization, much of the world’s populations were requested to stay at home and limit their contact with others. Requiring one’s home to satisfy each occupants’ work and recreational needs have likely affected their conceptualization of home. Has the home become a refuge to hide from the virus? Has it become a prison with the virus serving as the guard? Or, has the home become a haven where one can go about their life relatively unaffected?
FOR THE PAST month, I’ve woken up swaddled in butterfly bedding, feet dangling off the twin-size bed of my childhood. Blinking groggily at the furry furniture in the corner and magazine cutouts plastered on closet doors, I’ve fought the faint fear that perhaps I’m still in high school, the intervening six years merely an elaborate dream.
These planes flying out of a nearby airport are a reminder of the estimated $13 billion international airport that had been planned and partially constructed on top of the seasonal wetlands native to this place.
Walking along the edge of a seasonally dry lakebed on the eastern outskirts of Mexico City, there is near perfect silence except for the occasional airplane that flies overhead.
Sunday will mark one year that Heather Harmon has been working to give the people of Las Vegas their first standalone dedicated art museum.