As nurses and doctors everywhere are rightly offered the admiration of the general public in their fight for every life, theatres and concert halls, art centres and libraries are empty and silent.
And while all of us will appreciate the abundance of cultural products which have been generously taken out of archives and made available to the armchair spectator, many of us will still feel the insatiable craving for immediacy.
The Romanian Cultural Institute in London is conducting a series of daily interviews broadcasted live on facebook with artists who are recognised for their wonderful work in music, film, theatre, literature or visual arts, asking what they are doing/feeling/thinking in these adverse times.
“I soul ation” Series:
3 April 2020: ballerina Francesca Velicu
2 April 2020: filmmaker Radu Muntean
1 April 2020: theatre director Vasile Nedelcu
31 March 2020: soprano Nelly Miricioiu
More info here.