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…

City Series - Vindhya Vatsyayan in Delhi, We the Isolationists (31st Corona Diary)

City Series – Vindhya Vatsyayan in Delhi, We the Isolationists (31st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Vindhya Vatsyayan] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see people, like a lot of people. People not rushing to the coming metro. People smiling a lot more. People…

City Series - Aakanksha R Gautam in Delhi, We the Isolationists (30th Corona Diary)

City Series – Aakanksha R Gautam in Delhi, We the Isolationists (30th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aakanksha R Gautam] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see the yellow flowers on the sidewalk of Firozshah road. I see people sipping chai at tapri I regularly…

City Series - Mehvish Shaikh in Bombay, We the Isolationists (29th Corona Diary)

City Series – Mehvish Shaikh in Bombay, We the Isolationists (29th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Mehvish Shaikh] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see my younger self. I see a timid teenager whiling her time away in studies in a dingy loft of…

City Series - Eva Bock in Ahrensburg, Germany, We the Isolationists (28th Corona Diary)

City Series – Eva Bock in Ahrensburg, Germany, We the Isolationists (28th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Eva Bock] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see places I have been to and people I have met, and I wonder what post-Corona life will be like….

City Series - Shahaan Anjum in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (27th Corona Diary)

City Series – Shahaan Anjum in Srinagar, We the Isolationists (27th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Shahaan Anjum] I close my eyes in my self-isolation from corona… and I see the marketing that governments do who do not themselves handle it, the absurdness of how it can, and does,…