Essays

A Covid-19 Auto-Ethnography: Uncovering where we go from here

Sucharita Iyer

With second waves taking the world by storm, we are faced with the reality that there is nowhere to go but inwards. Sucharita Iyer writes about auto-ethnography emerging as a makeshift methodological mid-point during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mumbai, India 14 April 2021
Essays

Covid-19 and the Caring of the Working Class: A View from the UK

Mike Haynes

West Midlands, UK 14 April 2021
Essays

COVID-19 & Touch

Mickey Vallee

Calgary, Canada 24 February 2021
Essays

Solace in the Open: Portrait of a Towpath in East London during a Pandemic Lockdown

Manal Massalha

Now that it's lockdown again and children are off school, Iram can have her son join the family for a walk in the marshes during weekdays. Getting some fresh air and being in the open is how they like to start their day.

London, UK 5 February 2021
Photos and Art

Communion

Julia Hartline

Calgary, Canada 16 December 2020
Essays

Social oppression, emotional labour and collective care

Pankhuri Agarwal

Resisting social hierarchies and their borders that structure space is no easy work. Besides the possibility of threat and arrest, it takes an emotional and mental toll. In the current political climate, how can we continue to resist social oppression?

Bristol, UK & India 4 December 2020
Audio/Video

The Balcony and our Dreams (Balkon ve Bizim Rüyalar)

Aylin Kuryel

In this new film, Aylin Kuryel brings us into a selection of dreams dreamt during the current coronavirus outbreak. The longings, worries and desires that have been quarantined in the depths of mind come to the surface and interfuse with the sounds, music, applauses & protests.

Amsterdam, Netherlands & Turkey 1 December 2020
Essays

Everyday Re-enchantments: Plants and the Labour of Care in the Time of Covid-19

Gavin Maclean

Glasgow, UK 13 November 2020
Letters and Reflections

Our Covid – One Trinbagonian’s Rituals of Caution and Recognitions of Worth

Anonymous

Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean 16 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Solidarity, Care and Despair

Robyn Fawcett

Lichfield, United Kingdom 14 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mums Need Hugs: The Contradictions of Public Health

Karen Horrocks

South Yorkshire, England 7 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mental Health and Quarantine: An Excerpt from my Journal

Cecilia Bath

Fortaleza, Brasil 2 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Plea from Jakarta: May Empathy and Sympathy be the New Normal

Wisnu Adihartono

Jakarta, Indonesia 17 September 2020
Essays

“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 2020
Essays

Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
Letters and Reflections

Better Together

Melike Sema Alisan

Istanbul, Turkey 27 August 2020
Essays

VIRAL CARE: Spectacles of Care as a Substitute for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Simiran Lalvani and Sanjana Santosh

This analysis of comedic content posted on social media during the pandemic examines employer's expressions of gratitude towards working class domestic workers in India, and asks how it might translate in terms of providing job security, salary and working conditions.

Mumbai, India 25 August 2020
Photos and Art

SELF-ISOLATING / SELF-PORTRAITS

Daniel Monk

London, UK 5 August 2020
Essays

Una breve introducción a CUIDAR: Estudio sobre tiempos, formas, y espacios de cuidado en casa durante la pandemia

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

CUIDAR means CARE : A study about times, forms, and spaces of care within the household during the pandemic

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
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