City Series –  Shravni Aterkar in Asheville, North Carolina, We the Isolationists (337th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Shravni Aterkar] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see myself walking through the aisles of a bookstore, dimly lit, with red and orange carpet, hardwood, dark brown bookshelfs,…

City Series –  Swastika Samanta in Brisbane, We the Isolationists (336th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Swastika Samanta] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see lose my eyes in my self isolation from Corona… and I see everything happening in the world at once….

City Series – Sonali Pandey in Jabalpur, We the Isolationists (335th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sonali Pandey] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see the silence of those early mornings. Silence, like a sea before a raging storm. Mornings have an inevitable silence…

Mission Delhi - Julmi Nath, Surat Nagar

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Who among us isn’t affected by the coronavirus pandemic? Aren’t we all fearing for our salary cuts, our jobs, our health, and especially for the…

City Series – Vatsala Mehra in Delhi, We the Isolationists (334th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Vatsala Mehra] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see a window, as big as a wall, where sun and shade play together, clouds float giving us alluring peek-a-boo’s…

City Series – Hina Sharma in Delhi, We the Isolationists (333rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Hina Sharma] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see myself yearning for certain incomplete goodbyes. The silent cries, empty messages, shallow promises and shattered beliefs coalesce and crystallize…

City Series – Prachi Sharma in Delhi, We the Isolationists (332nd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Prachi Sharma] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see that the blankness is all encompassing. The roads are deserted and carpeted with dried leaves; it rains often, and…

City Series – Tarun Tahiliani in Gurgaon, We the Isolationists (331st Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Tarun Tahiliani] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see her looking into the mirror, getting ready for the day ahead. She puts aside her demons and puts on…

Mission Delhi - Som Nath, Nehru Place

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Parked on the side of the road, an auto rickshaw driver and his green-and-yellow rickshaw are waiting for customers. This used to be one of…

City Series – Pooja Priyamvada in Delhi, We the Isolationists (330th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Pooja Priyamvada] I close my eyes in self isolation from corona… and I see him and I walking down the cobbled streets of his discreet European village, I hear the snow settling gently…