Visions of a Post-Pandemic Future
Lockdown Lessons

Key Visual: Lockdown Lessons Photo (detail): © John Simitopoulos

For a year and a half now the whole world has been preoccupied with a virus. We have experienced the global, if somewhat staggered, nature of the pandemic in multiple phased waves. And already early in the beginning of the global crisis a question emerged: What can we learn from this catastrophe? In five thematic modules, the project “Lockdown Lessons” searches for answers on a global scale.

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“What will happen to the generation whose desire for freedom is considered a crime?” Illustration (detail): © Beatrice Davies

Remembrance culture among young people
Collective memory of the pandemic

Today, children and adolescents are growing up in the midst of restrictions on physical contact and bans on recreational activities. What will they remember once it’s all over? How will their experiences shape the collective memory? In her comic, the illustrator Beatrice Davies looks for answers.


Democracy and Solidarity

Creative Industry

Science and Research

Technological Change

Proximity and Distance