Tag: isolation

Arts, Venue

Arty Instagrams to check out during isolation

With the current lockdown eliminating the tactility of art, the shift to online has changed the way we experience it. Social media outlets, particularly Instagram, have helped fill the void once held by galleries showcasing their exhibitions. Instagram has become the worldwide art gallery, and has been crawling with artistic output in abundance, seeing artists…

Science

How to stay productive in isolation

It can be difficult to stay motivated at home as our daily routines have suddenly changed so dramatically. The things people may do to reward themselves for a hard day’s work like going to the gym, the local bar or the shopping centre have suddenly disappeared. With this sudden increase in free time, people are…

Arts, Venue

Isolation and Anthony Gormley

Works of art which reflect on themes of isolation are hardly scant, in fact, they’re incredibly common. (Whether that be loneliness stemming from social isolation, or even purely physical, a subject in a state of unavoidable, or inescapable isolation.) There are also a great many people already relating the coronavirus lockdown to great works. Twitter’s…

Science

Improving person-centred care

Patients with chronic and terminal illnesses often also struggle with depression and fear, both of which can be caused by the illness itself. Those that remain in hospital must then navigate these feelings along with boredom and isolation, which can lead to deterioration in both their physical and mental wellbeing. It is clear that medical…

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