Road Wear/Rode Where
by Susan Cohn, Council District 5
Collage on Paper with Acrylic, 2021
Courtesy of the Artist
Stray socks in the road used to crop up in the oddest places – on sidewalks, in gutters, in the middle of an intersection. They have been replaced by stray masks. Designed to protect us, they are discarded, impermanent. They are disposable yet they have become part of the new landscape.