September 16, 2020

Priority Routes and social distancing, togetherness during lockdown?

Evija Laivina

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Acrylic and oil on stretched canvasPriority Route, 2020120 x 100 cm

Like many other artists, I didn’t get access to my studio and I was working at home. During lockdown I documented our family life, the news that we watched on TV and all the actualities I could gather and find during this isolated, strange time. When I finally got access to my studio, I pulled all the sketches from lockdown and started to create new paintings from objects I drew and collected. This painting is my response to the new normal, the life we have to accept and learn to live through it.