TimeSink

A Potter's Field

Zev Aaron

17min, 2021

139

Glimpses of that which can only be glimpsed gather as memento mori. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC, a Super 8mm time capsule documents Hart Island as a network of death, as the city's potter field, as a twenty-first century Akeldama -- the field of blood purchased with the silver Judas Iscariot relinquished. Where are all the humans?

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