In the seventh month of the pandemic, I spoke to Rachel Sugar of Vox about fun in the American past and present.
In June 2020, activists in Portsmouth, Virginia remade one of the many Confederate monuments in the state. Erected at the site of a whipping post at the corner of High and Court Streets, this monument was completed in 1881. It has since been removed. Photo by Casey
Standing next to Margaret Thatcher’s grey power bag while doing (pre-pandemic) research at the Museum of Bags / Tassen Museum in Amsterdam, May 2019.