City Hangout - Ghost Street Stalls, South Delhi

City Hangout – Ghost Street Stalls, South Delhi

The life in lockdown. [Text and photo by Mayank Austen Soofi] The yellowing leaves fallen from the tree above have carpeted the dusty ground, turning it into a padded mattress of golden-yellow. A large wooden chest is stacked against the…

City Series – Abhimanyu Raj in Delhi, We the Isolationists (225th Corona Diary)

City Series – Abhimanyu Raj in Delhi, We the Isolationists (225th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Abhimanyu Raj ] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see yearning, flowing through the ridges of my palms, like cheap olive oil. I see another night and a pair…

City Series – Sumaiya Siddiqui in Manama, Bahrain, We the Isolationists (224th Corona Diary)

City Series – Sumaiya Siddiqui in Manama, Bahrain, We the Isolationists (224th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sumaiya Siddiqui] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself a survivor of this pandemic, followed by brain surgery. I‘m not only free from this tumor but from every…

City Series – Reshma Sanyal in Pune, We the Isolationists (223rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Reshma Sanyal in Pune, We the Isolationists (223rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Reshma Sanyal] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see struggles of the introverts and recluses, those that are often misunderstood. The struggle to get out of bed and put…

City Series – Salouni Mohanty in Bhubaneswar, We the Isolationists (222nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Salouni Mohanty in Bhubaneswar, We the Isolationists (222nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Salouni Mohanty] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself drifting away to one of those windy evenings of 2021, when I would sit under the porch carpeted by…

City Series – Zahir Abbas in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, We the Isolationists (221st Corona Diary)

City Series – Zahir Abbas in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, We the Isolationists (221st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Zahir Abbas] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see how life comes to a standstill and how nature takes charge. I see birds making fun of us and sun…