We are blaming it on the virus. But it seems, in hindsight, as if we were anticipating this moment in time, when we could be forced to withdraw from other fellow beings. The proof is the technologies and devices we invented. On the surface, they may have seemed to be about more sociability, but it was always harbouring its invisible other, the asociability of it all.
GYPSY DANCER, INDIA
A Kalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera hosts an online dance class amid the Covid-19 pandemic in Jodhpur. The pandemic has forced many people to go online, but the largely nomadic, marginalised Kalbeliya face bigger challenges than most, with several living in mud huts or tents with patchy electricity and non-existent WiFi