#fear #calm

Tamara aged 25 apartment 209.Is a Tailor and Seamstress from Siberia Russia who lives  in Cape Town. Due to border closures because of the pandemic, she is delayed in returning home to Russia. She has connected  to her ukulele, her sewing machine and treasure chest where she keeps her designs.

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#unsure#challenging

Lynelle aged 32 apartment 003, is a theatre actor and from Cape Town, who has found it very hard in lockdown not being able to find work and to practice her craft. She has connected to her meditation practice, yoga and to a self help book to help her during self isolation.

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#uncertain #isolated

Colin aged 50 apartment 703. Is an Insurance broker for a firm in Cape Town, who has to work from home due to lock down, and is adjusting to isolation and feeling uncertain of the future with the virus. He has connected to the dream of riding his beloved scooter again.

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#relief #suspended

Ozlem aged 42 apartment 301. A Turkish citizen, who has been stuck in Cape Town due to lock down. A mathematician waiting till the international borders open up again, so she can relocate with her family back to Turkey.  She has connected to her abacus during self isolation.

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#shocked (symbol emoji) #worried (symbol emoji) 

Daniela age 50 apartment 303 is a project manager for advertising company in Cape Town,  who is working remotely from home. And is finding it confusing in isolation. She has connected to making and growing yeast to be made into a special type of italian bread during self isolation.

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#ohmygosh #resilience 

Gordon aged 72 apartment 707. A Professor in social work and mental health at university in Cape Town. Who has to teach online due to the lock down and his respiratory issues. He has reconnected to his cat and cultivating new plants, during self isolation.

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#confusa (confused) #resilente (resilient) 

Carlotta aged 28 apartment 007, is an italian chef, who has been made redundant from the Cape Town restaurant she worked at due to the lock down. And has connected to her food processor making new culinary delights during self isolation.

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#vibrantnightingale #transformative

Amanda aged 37 apartment 45 is a Lyrico Spinto Soprano from Cape Town, and has been very active using her time in isolation to  rehearse for her rescheduled show in Milan after the lockdown restrictions are eased. She has also connected to reading italian classics during self isolation.

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#fear(arabic)#doingnewthings (arabic) #help
Mai aged 27 is a an Egyptian citizen, devout muslim and a mother of a new born. Who has been stuck  in Cape Town visiting her husband. Due to international border closures, she has been delayed in returning home to Cairo. She has connected to praying outside in the court yard of the apartment block during self isolation with her prayer mat.

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#incredulo (incredible) #speranza (hope)
Eduardo aged 29 is a pizza chef who has been self isolating in a derelict apartment he purchased in the town of Argenteria before the lock down. And is struggling with refurbishing it. He has connected to the art of making olive oil soap and plays his play station to  connect with friends online during self isolation.

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#paura (fear) #ansia (anxiety)
Angela is aged 52 photographed 8th August 2020 is a house wife from the town of Alghero in Sardinia Italy. She has been struggling a great deal with the fear of catching the virus and also the anxiety of the unknown. During self isolation and

lockdown. She has connected to crosswords, reading literature on her kindle and playing cards as well as growing and curing tomatoes to be sun-dried.

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#confuso (confused) #consapevole (aware)
Fabrizio aged 27 photographed 18th August 2020 is a musician from the province of Alghero Sardinia in Italy. Due to lock down he has lost a lot of concert work and has been using the time of self isolation to compose and make new music with his beloved guitar.

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#paura  (fear)#grata (pleasant) 
Michela aged 24 is a bar maid who lives with her mother in Alghero province of the italian island of Sardinia. Lockdown has been very lonely for as she is not able to see her friends in person. During her self isolation she has connected to her Nintendo switch which she uses to play with her friends 

online during self isolation.

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#disorientato (disoriented) #nuovaarmonia (new balance) 
Jacopo aged 26 is an Actor who, due to the lock down is self isolating in his parents holiday home in the historical centre of the province of Alghero in 

Sardinia Italy. Because of lock down and the standstill of the film industry, he has not been able to work for over 6 months. During self isolation he has connected to his guitar, and reading italian philosophy and classics, as well as taking up learning wood work and carpentry to refurbish his parents 

apartment.

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#disorientata (for disoriented) #resilente (resilience) 
Guilia is aged 29 and lives with her father in the province of Alghero on the italian island of Sardinia. She works as the manager of her fathers electronic shop. Due to the lockdown her work has come to a stand still. During her self isolation, she has connected to her ukulele and started to learn new songs with it.

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#spaesato (disorientated) #ottimisata (optimistic)
Ricardo aged 27 is a photography student who has relocated to camping and living in the cave during summer called Grotta dei Vasi Rotti for 2 months now because of the lockdown and his fear of infecting his elderly parents and to experience the outdoors. In self isolation he has connected to reading Indian spiritual and socialist philosophy, as well as documenting his experience with his camera.

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#nonchalant (care free) #awoke
Salim aged 17 Photographed 23rd November 2020 lives in the south east London suburb of South Norwood. He is a sixth form college student who has found it very hard during lock down,

because of closures at his college due to the constant out breaks of Corona virus. And has had to attend classes online. He has connected to learning  in self isolation.

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#love #fear
Alexandra aged 42. Is an Artist who has found it very hard during lock down due to difficulty finding work as an Artist, due to the lock down restrictions. She has

connected  to her fine art painting in  self isolation.

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#health #connecting
Laville  aged 34 lives in the north west London suburb of Southgate. He is a jazz and soul singer and musician who has found lockdown very productive 

and has focused on his healthy eating and connecting with his friends and family in a more spiritual sense. And has also connected very much to his meditation, writing new music and keeping fit in self isolation.

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#shocked #drained
Nadia aged 31 lives in the south east London borough of Bermondsey. She is mental health advocate and marketing agent who has found lockdown very tiring and exhausting as she has had to be on call more than usual She has connected to reading and her bird cage which is a symbolisation of been trapped in a cage waiting for it to be open, so she can once again taste freedom after her self isolation.

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#transform #healing
Marco aged 50 lives in the south west London borough of Wandsworth. He is a music producer and composer who has found it very calm and
transformative in lockdown. And has been intensely meditating, healing himself as well as

producing a new album. And has also connected very much to his amazing collection of Tibetan prayer bowls in self isolation.

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#surreal #anticipation
Thea aged 19 lives in the north London borough of Camden. She is an art student who has just started her foundation course at Central St Martins Art university. Due to the lockdown she has not been able to have a full student life and has had to do a lot of her

classes online.She has connected 

very much to reading and learning Crochet as well as creating art for her course during her self isolation.

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