Q: How has the crisis affected your everyday life?
Q: How has the crisis affected your practice?
A: My business, TravelArt Services is a service business that is categorized as non-essential. Art exhibitions are not being installed or de-installed. As an artist, I can work in my studio and that has not changed. Making art is primarily done in isolation.
Q: How has the crisis affected you economically?
A: No money coming in for work done for clients, galleries or museums.
Q: What is the role of culture in a time of crisis?
A: Culture has the ability to focus on what is happening in the lives of individuals and community. It can express what & who we were, what we have been through and where we are going.
Name: Valerie Parks
Occupation: Business Owner – TravelArt Services & Artist