City Series - Parul Chalana in Sirsa, We the Isolationists (41st Corona Diary)

City Series – Parul Chalana in Sirsa, We the Isolationists (41st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Parul Chalana] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see humans, just humans. Looking at them I recall, for no reason perhaps, the Malthusian theory of Population. Then I…

City Series - Vanshika Gupta in Panipat, We the Isolationists (40th Corona Diary)

City Series – Vanshika Gupta in Panipat, We the Isolationists (40th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Vanshika Gupta] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see baba and nanu sitting together, chilling, drinking whiskey and discussing the things that they were not able to do…

City Series - Susanna Crossman in Dinan, France, We the Isolationists (39th Corona Diary)

City Series – Susanna Crossman in Dinan, France, We the Isolationists (39th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Susanna Crossman] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see one twisting road slide into the dunes. At the end is a stretch of sand. Sky and sea. Lines…

City Series - Milind Gautam in Bombay, We the Isolationists (38th Corona Diary)

City Series – Milind Gautam in Bombay, We the Isolationists (38th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Milind Gautam] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see an unknown place where I long to go. I feel my love for that new plant that I bought…

City Series - Elena Tommaseo in Delhi, We the Isolationists (37th Corona Diary)

City Series – Elena Tommaseo in Delhi, We the Isolationists (37th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Elena Tommaseo] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see my old parents leaving their home in Venice. I can see them walking slowly and board a boat to…

City Series - Sujata Pillai in London, We the Isolationists (36th Corona Diary)

City Series – Sujata Pillai in London, We the Isolationists (36th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sujata Pillai] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see that I am not. I see patients coming in neverending numbers, young and old of all color and creed….

City Series - Abhen Bhatt in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (35th Corona Diary)

City Series – Abhen Bhatt in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (35th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Abhen Bhatt] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see how fragile humans are. I see that living is reduced to mere survival. I see self-centredness, helplessness all around….

City Series - Himani Dehlvi in Bombay, We the Isolationists (34th Corona Diary)

City Series – Himani Dehlvi in Bombay, We the Isolationists (34th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Himani Dehlvi] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see the colour Blue. Bright and luminescent. A blue sky over Himalayan mountains. Fluffy white clouds. Sweet scent of nature–fresh,…

City Series - Aparajita Ghosh in Bombay, We the Isolationists (33rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Aparajita Ghosh in Bombay, We the Isolationists (33rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aparajita Ghosh] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see a musical retreat, Ustad Fareed Ayaz and Ustad Puranchand Wadali sharing a broad rostrum. The honeyed, husky voice of…

City Series - Masroor Rizvi in Bihar Sharif, We the Isolationists (32nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Masroor Rizvi in Bihar Sharif, We the Isolationists (32nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Masroor Rizvi] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see myself hearing you. The patter draws me closer and and so does nature. I hear the winds complaining of…