Love and Loss in Vehicle City examines the City of Flint and experiences faced by members of the community amid the global COVID-19 Pandemic.
The project was supported through the 2020 ART WORKS Projects Emerging Lens Grant + Fellowship.
The photographs were featured in a collaborative outdoor gallery exhibition titled "Echoes: Looking Back on Flint Amid COVID" interwoven with photographs from Flint Beat and Report for America photographer Katie "KT" Kanazawich and Flint student photographers of News Movement at the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village in Flint, Michigan.
The images explore themes of hope and despair, love and loss, and connection and separation during the global pandemic. They do not attempt to encapsulate a single experience but rather explore narrative threads connecting the complex perspectives of Flint’s community members amid challenging moments in history.
Special thanks to the Flint community, SBEV, Jiquanda Johnson, who is the News Movement and Flint Beat founder, and Annalise Flynn, who is the ART WORKS Director of Exhibitions.