City Series – Julia Julley in Varna, Bulgaria, We the Isolationists (396th Corona Diary)

City Series – Julia Julley in Varna, Bulgaria, We the Isolationists (396th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Julia Julley] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself at the airport after the quarantine is lifted. I am a frequent long-distance traveller on my way to India,…

City Series – Chetna Singh in Lucknow, We the Isolationists (395th Corona Diary)

City Series – Chetna Singh in Lucknow, We the Isolationists (395th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Chetna Singh] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself and them. The lanky boy with a broken smile and yellow-teeth on the local on my way back home,…

City Series – Nishtha Shrivastava in Rewa, We the Isolationists (394th Corona Diary)

City Series – Nishtha Shrivastava in Rewa, We the Isolationists (394th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Nishtha Shrivastava] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself deeply absorbed in thoughts. I found the speed of thoughts and questions hitting my mind per second is infinity….

City Series – Priyanka Chauhan in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (393rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Priyanka Chauhan in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (393rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Priyanka Chauhan] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see… और मैं झाँक़ पाती हूँ इस मन के अंदर, जहाँ मुझे सुनाई देता है एक बहुत गहरा मौन। वहाँ किसी…

City Series – Sharda Mutha in Jodhpur, We the Isolationists (392nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Sharda Mutha in Jodhpur, We the Isolationists (392nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sharda Mutha] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see he Earth breathing. I find myself sitting comfortably in my balcony, sipping masala chai while I realize how privileged I…

City Series – Parvathy Baiju in Delhi, We the Isolationists (392nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Parvathy Baiju in Delhi, We the Isolationists (392nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Parvathy Baiju] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see… Dark Times. The world’s under the reign of You-Know-What. And I’m terrified. So now, I walk along the narrow lanes…

City Series – Bhavya Rampal in Delhi, We the Isolationists (390th Corona Diary)

City Series – Bhavya Rampal in Delhi, We the Isolationists (390th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Bhavya Rampal] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself lying on the floor in my balcony at night, a gentle breeze caressing my face. My half-closed and heavy…

City Series – Divyaksh Vashishth in Delhi, We the Isolationists (389th Corona Diary)

City Series – Divyaksh Vashishth in Delhi, We the Isolationists (389th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Divyaksh Vashishth] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see a half-lit moon, melting in the warmth of my cup of cocoa. The fetters of hope still weighing me down….

City Series – Juhi Joshi in Bombay, We the Isolationists (388th Corona Diary)

City Series – Juhi Joshi in Bombay, We the Isolationists (388th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Juhi Joshi] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see the time spent on roads & stations & trains & airplanes. The city that has always been moving, taking my…

City Series – Megha Gandotra in Jammu, We the Isolationists (387th Corona Diary)

City Series – Megha Gandotra in Jammu, We the Isolationists (387th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Megha Gandotra] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself myself kneeling at the altar of hoarded books trying to read each one of them, tenderly unfolding their moth-eaten…