Mission Delhi - Lanoo, Lajpat Nagar

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] She’s the kind of busy restless soul who hardly spends any waking hours at home. So this is a particularly trying time for her. The…

City Series – Shriya Prasad in Hyderabad, We the Isolationists (130th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Shriya Prasad] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself out in the meadows of yellow and blue telling me that there is another time like today, the now,…

City Series – Aditi Thorat in London, We the Isolationists (129th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Aditi Thorat] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see the sea. I am a bird, gliding above the blue blue Mediterranean and the white limestone mountains of southern Turkey….

City Series – Disha Kukreja in Indore, We the Isolationists (128th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Disha Kukreja] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see my thoughts climbing over each other, without jumping to a conclusion. “Is this really happening? Is this real? Are we…

City Series – Prateek Gulati in Delhi, We the Isolationists (127th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Prateek Gulati] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see Gulmohar 2, my room in my college campus that I could never say goodbye to properly because I left in…

City Series – Roopamvir Singh in Jammu, We the Isolationists (126th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Roopamvir Singh] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself enclosed in emptiness. I grope the ground restlessly around me as I am plunged into this darkness painting my…

City Series – Zoya Fatima in Bhagalpur, Bihar, We the Isolationists (125th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Zoya Fatima] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself – alive, alone. I’m running towards, or perhaps away from something. Maybe it’s my life. I’m trying to escape…

City Series – Sonam Chashutsang in New York City, We the Isolationists (124th Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Sonam Chashutsang] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see myself lying on the bed Thinking of my mother Who must have felt the same loneliness- The one we now…

City Series – Micah Petersen in Fort Drum, USA, We the Isolationists (123rd Corona Diary)

Our corona diary. [Text and photo by Micah Petersen] I close my eyes in self-isolation from corona… and I see after 19 years, even the war stopped. The virus doing what 19 years of death, and bombs, and America’s leaders…

Julia Child in Delhi – Advocate Farah Naaz Makes Her Friend Charu's Upma, Sector 52, Gurgaon

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Forced into self-isolation, she closes her eyes and sees herself turning into “a tiny speck of dust.” And now, she, this dust particle, floats into the air,…