NYC, ahead of the apex

Lina Srivastava
8 min readApr 9, 2020
View, Manhattan, looking uptown. Image my own, July 2019.

The thing about NYC is the density. It’s the physical proximity we have to each other, and the teeming thrum of the streets. It’s the tightness of the buildings, the closeness of cars and bicycles, and the throngs of other people. It’s our bodies navigating around each other, and sometimes into each other, in restaurants, bodegas, clubs (the private, public, underground, or temporary kind), outdoor concerts, parks, galleries, stores, the subway —…

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Lina Srivastava

Founder of Center for Transformational Change https://transformationalchange.co. Using narrative to cultivate community power towards just futures.