About Curare Corona Diaries
A Collection of Diaries in the Strict Sense of the Term
On March 18, 2020, the editorial team of Curare. Journal of Medical Anthropology launched a call for (auto-) ethnographic Corona Diaries in the strict sense of the term which record what is happening in one’s own environment. More than 100 authors from at least 25 different countries participated in the project. The diaries will be […]

“There can come good changes out of everything having been turned upside down for a while.”
Oslo, Norway, 22 March – 15 June 2020
I’m a Norwegian living and studying my bachelor degree in Anthropology in Denmark. I have strong connections to my two cousins from Ecuador; one of them is now studying in Canada. Currently I’m staying at my parents’ home in Oslo, together with my brother who was sent back home from his folk high school (folkehøgskole).  […]

“I couldn’t help but think: nature tried to get us with the big – the hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, fires – but now she’ll get us with the small.”
Greensboro, VT, New York, NY, Tamworth, NH, 13 March – 30 July 2020
I’m a student in the MA program in anthropology at The New School for Social Research in NYC, where I’m focusing most of my work on environmental pollution, seed saving, more-than-human worlds, speculative design, oral history…Before moving to New York for grad school, I lived with my partner, Josh, in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, […]