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Logged In: Post-Secondary Life in 2020

Halifax-based artist Jon Claytor spoke with 4 East Coast students over video and turned their stories into art

Posted: October 29, 2020

Jon Claytor spoke to students in Halifax, Sackville, N.B., Alberton, P.E.I., and Stephenville, N.L. (Jon Claytor for CBC)

Artist Jon Claytor wanted to hear how post-secondary students are doing right now, so he checked in through a familiar space: Zoom. 

Here's his artistic take on their stories.

Nana Adwoa Asantewa Ofori-Amanfo 

Nana is studying at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. 

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Jesse Barbour

Jesse is from Alberton, P.E.I. He's studying at UPEI and graduated from the human services program at Holland College during the pandemic. 

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Sings to the Forest 

Despite classes at Dalhousie University moving online, Sings to the Forest returned to Nova Scotia from Ontario because her partner was going back to work and they share an apartment in the city. 

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Drew Hogan

Drew is living in Stephenville, N.L., and doing art school virtually this year.

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If you're in school right now and want to share your story, send us a note: creator.network@cbc.ca. 

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