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
Essays

Social Isolation is also Dangerous: The Increasing Loneliness of Turkish Women During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Merve Celtikci

Why do women bear the greatest costs of social isolation? In Turkey, the “stay home” lockdown measures have reinforced gender norms while also cutting off women from social networks, both strong (family and close friends) and weak (neighbors, coworkers) ties.

Istanbul, Turkey 20 January 2021
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
Essays

Forgotten ‘Heroes’: Frontline Nurses’ Experiences of the Covid-19 Crisis

Radha Adhikari, Sushila Karki-Budhathoki, Kate Weir

The government’s appropriation of health professionals as ‘NHS Heroes’ has been mainly a way of keeping the issue of economic and social justice at bay, without making any meaningful political commitment to improve workers’ long-term wellbeing.

Edinburgh, Scotland 19 November 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

March to September: A Father’s Story

Abuajela Elatrsh and Benjamin Morgan

London, UK 30 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Exit

Ryan Service

Banbury, United Kingdom 20 October 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

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
Audio/Video

Know place like home: The 82.3m2 Project

Dan Lovesey

Cheshire, UK 31 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
Photos and Art

COVID-19: An Illustrated Journal

Iulia Pascu

Bruxelles, Belgium 3 August 2020
Audio/Video

Walking Through Lockdown – An Exercise in Care

Kim Harding

London, UK 22 July 2020
Letters and Reflections

Testimonies of Confinement: Women and Men in Academia

BCNUEJ - Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice & Sustainability

Barcelona, Spain 16 July 2020
Letters and Reflections

The Gift of Sharing: Food Provision During the Covid-19 Lockdown in the UK

Gayle Letherby

Cornwall, UK 15 July 2020
Essays

Corporate Care and Solidarity?

Andreas Chatzidakis

Can corporations care, let alone demonstrate solidarity? I had started pondering this question a few months before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. I vividly recall being in a meeting with the Care Collective and stumbling upon a “Primark Cares” pop-up store on my return home...

London, UK 1 July 2020
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