Vital Support. Artist in the Lockdown Series by Natalia Jezova
Limited Edition of 20, signed. The Vital Support was created during the Coronavirus lockdown in UK.
Artist in the Lockdown Series, 2020
Medium: High quality photo print, fitted on foam board with the author’s certificate and signature.
About the Series:
The Vital Support was created during the Coronavirus lockdown in UK.
I am classified as person who is within a high risk Covid-19 category due to my underlying health condition. Thus, I have been officially advised by NHS which is following the government recommendations to stay at home on my own for at least twelve weeks.
This came with multiple challenges and one of them was that I have run out of all general food supplies within a week. It was impossible to register for a shopping online in the supermarkets as a new customer.
It was only following four weeks when Asda and Waitrose sent me e-mails respectively confirming that they have received the information from the government that I now classify as a vulnerable person and I am given a priority to do my online grocery shopping and get it delivery. Sainsbury's refused to register new vulnerable customers.
After two weeks spent online and phone, trying to get support, I received an essential food supply parcel from the government, which mostly consisted of canned food. It was a truly kind gesture which I genuinely appreciated. However, the tin cans were of the type that could only be opened with special tin opener. Unfortunately, I did not have it...
You can see Jezova's works in the Exhibition, At Home.