Stories in isolation

Stories in Isolation

Evie Godfrey Visual Arts


Stories in isolation


Rhubarb Design House opened up an online portal for people to share their stories of isolation and experiences of Lockdown 1.0


Rhubarb Design House had an open call to the people of Wakefield for their stories and experiences of the first lockdown from all over Wakefield. They collected over 150 stories showing that each and every one of us experienced a change to life because of the pandemic.

Whilst many people reflected on heartbreaking moments in their lives, others also reflected on the everyday changes to life that sanctions, social distancing, and working from home brought about.

The stories are printed onto floor vinyl to represent the distance markers we now see in shops and hospitals that help people socially distance.