History, To Be Continued: The Utopia of a Diverse World
Can the huge, global, diverse and interconnected world suddenly stop dead, paralysed by a collective fear? Can it slow down its movement and start hurriedly shutting doors and windows? Before the spring of 2020, the answer was negative. It seemed impossible to visualise the fading of international life, whose exuberant, perpetual humming was perceived as a constant. Yet it did happen. The planet went into lockdown, shocked by its own vulnerability, the ease of alienation and simultaneously a sensation of being a single whole.