April/May 2020

People across the world are more isolated than ever before, opting to disconnect from the “real world” and plug in to virtual worlds through online platforms. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated that trend. What does it mean to be alone today? How does being alone today differ from being alone a generation ago? In the South Caucasus, where tightly knit communities are a foundation for culture and society, what does isolation look like?

Chai-khana Survay