City Series – Prerna Kataria in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, We the Isolationists (150th Corona Diary)

City Series – Prerna Kataria in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, We the Isolationists (150th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Prerna Kataria] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself in the cold-stone walls of a prison with doors wide open, reminding me of poet Rumi’s words, but this…

City Series – Pragati Srivastava in Basti, We the Isolationists (149th Corona Diary)

City Series – Pragati Srivastava in Basti, We the Isolationists (149th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Pragati Srivastava] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see through the rearview mirror that we’re not going to remember this time just for corona. We will also remember this…

City Series – Anju Elsa Kurian in Los Angeles, We the Isolationists (148th Corona Diary)

City Series – Anju Elsa Kurian in Los Angeles, We the Isolationists (148th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Anju Elsa Kurian] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself hearing the hushed whispering of the leaves… the loneliness of dusk was creeping in… the Sun had not…

Mission Delhi - Sabeeha Jhinjhanvi, Chitli Qabar

Mission Delhi – Sabeeha Jhinjhanvi, Chitli Qabar

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Sannata, utter silence—that’s her word for it. It’s around 10 at night and Sabeeha Jhinjhanvi is standing by her second-floor bedroom window. She is peering…

City Series – Aisha Abbas in Delhi, We the Isolationists (147th Corona Diary)

City Series – Aisha Abbas in Delhi, We the Isolationists (147th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aisha Abbas] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see the question, which has been lurking in the shadows, finally standing there in shape of a demon. I have to…

City Series – R S Krishna in Godalatty, Tamil Nadu, We the Isolationists (146th Corona Diary)

City Series – R S Krishna in Godalatty, Tamil Nadu, We the Isolationists (146th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by R S Krishna] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself realizing that the prophecies of a dystopian world made by several writers, film makers and artists is finally…

City Series – Saadia in Perth, We the Isolationists (145th Corona Diary)

City Series – Saadia in Perth, We the Isolationists (145th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Saadia] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself in my mother’s living room in Lahore. Sunshine is filtering through the thick green curtains and falling on the glass…

City Series – Geetha Jagannathan in New Jersey, We the Isolationists (144th Corona Diary)

City Series – Geetha Jagannathan in New Jersey, We the Isolationists (144th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Geetha Jagannathan] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see ammayi, gazing into emptiness, unfazed by the fly buzzing near her head. We are weeks away from Agni Nakshatram, yet…

City Series – Juhi Garg in Biratnagar, Nepal, We the Isolationists (1434th Corona Diary)

City Series – Juhi Garg in Biratnagar, Nepal, We the Isolationists (1434th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Juhi Garg] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see images of all the people I have met in my life: friends, family, children, neighbours, colleagues and all those I…

City Series – Muskan Nayyar in Ludhiana, We the Isolationists (143rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Muskan Nayyar in Ludhiana, We the Isolationists (143rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Muskan Nayyar] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see a light reminding us to breathe. I see every force reminding us that we had gone too far. I see…