Hygiene During a Pandemic: As Seen by Photographers
When you rinse your hands with water (especially running water) you can get rid of visible dirt particles. However, an invisible layer of fat that also houses pathogens is impossible to wash off. It needs to dissolve in water in order for you to be able to ‘unstick’ it from your hands and wash it off — and this is where it starts to be complicated.
The soap, however, doesn’t contain disinfecting substances, and when they are added, their effectiveness is questionable.
We asked photographers and artists to take a creative approach to the issue of hygiene:
solubility of a specific substance depends on a multitude of factors
Ola and Mark Otog (Otog Studio)
Katya Libkind and Stanislav Turina
Cover photo: Svitlana Levchenko