Video presented at Roman Susan Art Foundation in Chicago, IL​
On view April 18th – April 23rd, 2020
​Hand Washing Movement NYC will be projected each evening after dark, visible directly from the street.
Full video link,  Video text:
"I am spending quarantine with my girlfriend in our apartment in the Financial District, New York. New York City is being labeled the epicenter for this pandemic in the United States. Cases in the US are now the highest globally. Currently 100,500 cases have been reported in the US with 1,546 deaths. However, due to a lack of testing, we know the infection rate to be significantly higher. My partner and I both became sick with the coronavirus mid-March and our symptoms left a week later. We are grateful to return to full health and our hearts are with everyone who is being affected by this crisis. Today, Friday, March 27th, was the first time we have left the apartment since. The footage was taken midday on a Friday when the streets would normally be packed with hustling people. I filmed in five locations within four blocks of our apartment: Broadway St, Battery Park City, Oculus World Trade Center, the Federal Reserve, and our building rooftop. This movement is thinking about hand washing as both repetitive choreography and, along with isolation, our main defense against this deadly virus. This work was inspired by Yvonne Rainer, Hand Movie (1966).​"
- Jordan Rosenow
​If you're interested in doing more, the New York Blood Center is asking those recovered from COVID-19 to come forward and donate plasma so they can treat as many patients as possible. New York and Chicago are also in critical need of blood, platelets, and plasma donations from the general population. A donation can save up to three lives. For more information and booking appointments visit: nybc.org (New York) or vitalant.org (Illinois, and elsewhere)

"This spring 1224 W Loyola Ave will feature new art installations and video projections while the space remains closed. These works are offered to our immediate neighbors, on view from the street. If you are not able to comfortably walk by our storefront from your residence, please enjoy these works from afar, through our website and on social media."         
Roman Susan Art Foundation

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