City Series – Abhishek Chaswal in Delhi, We the Isolationists (386th Corona Diary)

City Series – Abhishek Chaswal in Delhi, We the Isolationists (386th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Abhishek Chaswal] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself watching my facial hair grow like the plants in my balcony. Everything has slowed down so much I can…

City Series – Ria Gupta in Delhi, We the Isolationists (385th Corona Diary)

City Series – Ria Gupta in Delhi, We the Isolationists (385th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Ria Gupta] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see a road untravelled. I see the contours of faith broadening as I tread languidly, taking it all in. There’s pink…

City Series – Aditi Chandola in Dehradun, We the Isolationists (384th Corona Diary)

City Series – Aditi Chandola in Dehradun, We the Isolationists (384th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aditi Chandola] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself back in the Himalayan monastery I visited earlier this year. Prayer chants reverberate through my ears and several prayer…

City Series – Rahul Jha in Darbhanga, We the Isolationists (383rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Rahul Jha in Darbhanga, We the Isolationists (383rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Rahul Jha] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see the cursor blink for roughly about half an hour before I decide to write something. As the autumn breeze blows…

City Series – Nidhi Sinha Grelaud in Antony, Near Paris, We the Isolationists (382nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Nidhi Sinha Grelaud in Antony, Near Paris, We the Isolationists (382nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Nidhi Sinha Grelaud] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see us walking hand in hand, through the cobbled streets on a sultry summer evening. I can hear the church…

City Series – Ekta Yadav in Delhi, We the Isolationists (381st Corona Diary)

City Series – Ekta Yadav in Delhi, We the Isolationists (381st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Ekta Yadav] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself lying on the floor of a room where all of my memories hang on the yellow wall. The laughs…

City Series – Pushkar Raj in Delhi, We the Isolationists (380th Corona Diary)

City Series – Pushkar Raj in Delhi, We the Isolationists (380th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Pushkar Raj] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see the stories played out on these lands before. This city, Dilli, has seen everything. Its (hi)story stands out as the…

City Series – Aina Afroz in Faisalabad, We the Isolationists (379th Corona Diary)

City Series – Aina Afroz in Faisalabad, We the Isolationists (379th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aina Afroz] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see hundreds of books scattered around me, pleasantly hopeful rays beaming in their eyes. Ah! I would read. All will be…

City Series – Shikha Tiwari in Chandigarh, We the Isolationists (378th Corona Diary)

City Series – Shikha Tiwari in Chandigarh, We the Isolationists (378th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Shikha Tiwari] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself in Pachmarhi where I spent most of the years of my life. I see myself in a swimsuit, sitting…

City Series – Leela Satyan in Singapore, We the Isolationists (377th Corona Diary)

City Series – Leela Satyan in Singapore, We the Isolationists (377th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Leela Satyan] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see a soul trapped in trepidation. The pandemonium it is in right now, seems to be a trailer to the movie…