Rattling Frames addresses a shared global experience.
Through a participatory archive, it examines the images of public space which emerged during the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It collects videos of public space, isolated and disconnected from any common function
It captures the emotional imprint of Athens under lockdown.Read More
During lockdown, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the residents of Athens were invited, through social media, to document the silence and void of human presence in public space making reference to their street and neighborhood. At the same time, participants were asked to share their feelings or reactions to the pandemic, social distancing, and the depopulated image of public space that arose due to the restrictive measures. The aim of the invitation was the creation of a collective archive of Athens under lockdown and the visualizion of its emotional imprint on an interactive map. The shared emotions are classified in 15 categories which correspond to 15 colored groups on the emotional index.
The archive remains open for entries.
A suffering shared and intimate space
The archive began to be formed by open invitation in the first weeks of the pandemic, while we were all trying to deal with the fear of an unknown disease and the concern caused by an unprecedented condition of confinement and social isolation. Those who wanted to participate were invited to send documentation of their empty streets and deserted neighborhood as seen from their balcony or during their short walk.