As social distancing and self-isolation become a 2020 lifestyle mainstream in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, an emphasis on our physical needs is often apparent in our surroundings. Finding toilet paper, long-lasting food products, and antibacterial products in supermarkets, is a particularly difficult task. And, as we witness a shift in popular demands, are the ways we perceive value changing too? How does this affect our leisure and cultural everyday practices?
These are some of the questions I explored in this article, jointly written with Dr Asya Draganova from Birmingham City University, and Beth Hogan – a freelance production manager.
You can read the full article here.