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programme #12 – First Person Pandemic

About the Programme

Bits and PiecesJames Dunnison – Toronto, ON – 6min
A playful piece of autobiographical memoir about the first time James was quarantined and needed to self-isolate in Athens.

Tire(d) Daniel Cross – Dorval Island, St Lawrence River, QC- 2min 40sec
“Here I am sitting at the River, staring at this tire – buried in time, and wondering when I’ll get to move around again.”

Isolation ABCbh Yael – Toronto, ON   – 4min 50sec
The ABC’s of isolation.

Lock DownKeith Lock – Toronto ON – 2min 25sec
There’s beauty in the unusual during spring lockdown… and there’s skateboarding.

Solace Julia Hart & Samantha Kaine – Montreal, QC and London, UK – 3min 10
Two friends share a phone conversation an ocean apart – “if all of this wasn’t happening, where in the world do you think you would be?”

Isolation JournalHo Tam – Vancouver, BC – 5min 15sec
Affirmation and reaffirmation are necessary actions in these strange times.

HouseboundMartha Davis – Toronto, ON – 6min
Being in isolation, the objects that Martha has lived with for many years take on new (and disturbing) meanings

To Do List – Justina Neepin – Headingley, MB – 5min 15sec
A working mom tries to maintain her routine while in isolation.