(b. 1985, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; lives and works in New York, New York, and Washington DC)
Tidal Volume, 2020. Hand-sculpted inkjet print and ink. Courtesy of the artist and Fridman Gallery
In this global pandemic we contribute to the fragility and resilience of each other, each nation and tribe occupying a different space on the spectrum. The complexity of Covid-19 continues to unfold before us as a multisystem agent sowing and revealing discord while testing our social fabric. Destabilized ground and lungs devoid of air became a catalyst for a global revolution. The landscape shudders luminescent with promise or destruction.
Nate Lewis is a participant in Art on the Grid, a citywide, open-air exhibition presented by Public Art Fund. Conceived in the spring of 2020, the exhibition features 50 artists’ reflections on the converging crises of the coronavirus pandemic and systemic racism in our country.