City Series - Zehra Shafi in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (78th Corona Diary)

City Series – Zehra Shafi in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (78th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Zehra Shafi] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see a different world??? Hell no! It’s still the same as it used to be last year. The barricades are…

City Series - Naheed Shuja in Baramulla, We the Isolationists (77th Corona Diary)

City Series – Naheed Shuja in Baramulla, We the Isolationists (77th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Naheed Shuja] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see I am in the vast surreal Tulip garden.The long arrays of Tulips are before me, there is a gloom…

City Series - Gauri Yadav in Delhi, We the Isolationists (76th Corona Diary)

City Series – Gauri Yadav in Delhi, We the Isolationists (76th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Gauri Yadav] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see A sketch of smudge charcoal, of melting desire and delightful vacancy. When I lie, I feel my hair pulling…

City Series - Premi Carr in Milan, We the Isolationists (75th Corona Diary)

City Series – Premi Carr in Milan, We the Isolationists (75th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Premi Carr] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see myself mentally preparing for a return to ‘normality’. But then I open my eyes and ask if that’s ever…

City Series - Kanha Prasad in Jakarta, We the Isolationists (74th Corona Diary)

City Series – Kanha Prasad in Jakarta, We the Isolationists (74th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Kanha Prasad] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see the dial on the slow spiral wind at 3 instead of 5 today 2 cups of darjeeling 1 of…

City Series - Shivli Katyayan in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (73rd Corona Diary)

City Series – Shivli Katyayan in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (73rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Shivli Katyayan] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see silence all around, a forced reset with no exceptions, no escape. I see words running in my head, the…

City Series - Ashish Yakri in Lonavala, We the Isolationists (72nd Corona Diary)

City Series – Ashish Yakri in Lonavala, We the Isolationists (72nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Ashish Yakri] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see myself as an immortal photographer, now tired of keeping a visual record of the mortal world. Passing through the…

City Series - Srilatha Srikanth in Bombay, We the Isolationists (71st Corona Diary)

City Series – Srilatha Srikanth in Bombay, We the Isolationists (71st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Srilatha Srikant] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see… My frail mother A decade ago Ailing but resolute In her twilight years Coaxing her frisky grandchild to eat…

City Series - Lincoln Lally in Coolum Beach, Australia, We the Isolationists (70th Corona Diary)

City Series – Lincoln Lally in Coolum Beach, Australia, We the Isolationists (70th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Lincoln Lally] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see that I am still in the chair. It takes practice but if I think about it though, I can…

City Series - Oishee Bhattacharyya in Hyderabad, We the Isolationists (69th Corona Diary)

City Series – Oishee Bhattacharyya in Hyderabad, We the Isolationists (69th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Oishee Bhattacharyya] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see the lane leading up to my house in Kolkata. It is afternoon. Some boys are playing in the field…