TimeSink

A Potter's Field

Zev Aaron

17min, 2021

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At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, a Super 8mm time capsule documents Hart Island as a network of death, as New York City's potter's field, as a twenty-first century Akeldama - the burial field, purchased with Judas Iscariot's relinquished thirty pieces of silver, for strangers. Glimpses of that which can only be glimpsed gather as memento mori.

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