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Placement: Two Black Artists Reflect on Creating During the Pandemic

We’re now more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.


Most of us have struggled at some point or another with our mental, physical and financial health but artists especially are struggling as entertainment venues, festivals and concerts don’t seem to be returning any time soon.


“I really miss performing,” said Zahyia Rolle, a musician whose “bluesy” R&B has captured residents across generations. She was in the middle of a series of shows, but had to pause indefinitely. Now more than a year later and she says embracing this new normal is a constant journey. “It’s not easy but you have to create – especially if you’re an artist because you’re used to that expression. Maybe it just looks differently now.”


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