Living History - Aisha Abbas's Chapter, Batla House

Living History – Aisha Abbas’s Chapter, Batla House

Life during Corona. [By Mayank Austen Soofi] Coronavirus will become yesterday’s news sooner or later. That doesn’t change the fact that we are living through a crisis the like of which hasn’t been seen in generations. One day, a century…

City Series –  Aishwarya Praveen in Nagpur, We the Isolationists (202nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Aishwarya Praveen in Nagpur, We the Isolationists (202nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aishwarya Praveen] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see reality, finally having caught up with me. It looks at me with pitying eyes as I stand with my back…

City Library - Sikander Aaquil’s Lockdown Reading, New Palam Vihar

City Library – Sikander Aaquil’s Lockdown Reading, New Palam Vihar

Finding Geeta. [Text and photo by Mayank Austen Soofi] Sikander Aaquil’s work has come to a grinding halt. A building contractor, he can no longer oversee the construction of private houses — though he does spend some time every day…

City Series –  Anurag Minus Verma in Bombay, We the Isolationists (201st Corona Diary)

City Series – Anurag Minus Verma in Bombay, We the Isolationists (201st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Anurag Minus Verma] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see empty streets where malnourished crows are gliding over the Bombay sky. I see a few jobless men listening to…

City Series –  Suraiya Hasan in Paris, We the Isolationists (200th Corona Diary)

City Series – Suraiya Hasan in Paris, We the Isolationists (200th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Suraiya Hasan] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself delved in a delirium exhausted by the electronic sadness. Colors float in my mind! A longstanding deep desire to…