Portraits for a story about Lawrence H. Summers in the New York Times. Larry Summers has split his pandemic time between houses in Massachusetts and Arizona. He also seems to live inside the collective mind of the Washington economic establishment. When the 66-year-old veteran of the Clinton and Obama administrations talks, Washington’s policy apparatus — […]
for the New York Times Sunday Business A portrait of Kat Gregor, a tax litigator at the law firm Ropes & Gray, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She said the I.R.S. challenged fee waivers used by four of her clients. The auditors struck her as untrained in the thicket of tax laws governing partnerships.
Downtown Boston, the heart of New England’s largest city typically pulses with office workers, tourists and shoppers. Since the coronavirus pandemic struck–canceling vacations and clearing out office towers–once-bustling weekdays feel more like sleepy Sundays. “Most buildings are not able to crack 7%” occupancy, said Rosemarie Sansone, chief executive of the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District, or […]
Ambulance Ride-Along in a Covid-19 Hotspot Chelsea, Massachusetts was designated as a Covid-19 hotspot with the highest infection ratio in the state. For weeks the local ambulance services and fire-fighters work circling the Boston suburb picking up suspected cases, transferring them between hospitals and trying not to get infected themselves. These photos are from a […]
Proximity Pilot, A Contact Tracing App A video produced for Julie Shah’s team and their study of a contact tracing app, Proximity Pilot. It is long and descriptive because it was designed for the longform TEDxMIT. This talk describes the launch of a study on the effectiveness of digital contact tracing and aims to mature […]
Show of Force A show of force is a military operation intended to warn or intimidate an opponent by showcasing a capability or will to act. In this ongoing project, I use infrared photography originally developed for military surveillance, to highlight and transpose current performances of force in American cities. Through these photos, the camouflage […]