Morning After
Zooming Out

Morning After

by Christina Ochoa It’s the morning after a long but good night.  We attended a wedding together. His cousin from Miami was getting married, and his entire family was in attendance. They were a conservative religious family, and he had warned me that they could be judgemental of newcomers. I wore a shawl to cover … Continue reading

Pandemic Etiquette
Zooming In

Pandemic Etiquette

by Mariana Meriles I think many of us spent our childhoods being taught social etiquette—you know, things like chewing with your mouth closed, giving a proper handshake, avoiding (and on my end, failing to avoid) crying in public, etc—but I feel like this pandemic has made most of that stuff obsolete and has introduced a … Continue reading

Watch & Listen

by Gabi Commisso Artist statement This candle holder consists of individualized eyes swirling up the length of the candle. While everyone has masks on, often the only thing visible are their eyes. As someone who has difficulty recognizing faces in general, a masked world makes every face look the same. Although each eye in the … Continue reading