"Strolling is a kind of reading the street," wrote the famous flâneur Franz Hessel in Berlin in 1928. Strolling in the time of COVID-19 is an attempt to Capture SPacial phenomena in a state of emergency.

Photos and drawings by lerjentours.

November 9,  2020, Kloster Fahr

#distance: Meet as few people as possible.

September 4, 2020, Wil

#distance: One person on the sofa only.

August 8, 2020, St. Ursanne

#distance: Masks and disinfectants at the station.

August 7, 2020, Biel


August 5, 2020, Delémont

#distance: Single travelers must eat alone at the table.

Juli 23, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency

Juli 23, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Keeping distance in restaurants.

July 21, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Keeping distance in restaurants.

July 7, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: "Corona sucks".

June 25, 2020, Wildhaus

#distance: Smelling. "Smell break".

June 23 , 2020, Wildhaus

#state of emergency: Disinfectant instead of holy water in the church.

June 19, 2020, Zurich

#distance: No free hugs.

June 9, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Theatres open again. "Little screaming, no kissing."

May 23, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Wear masks in public transport.

May 20, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: Solidarity.

May 15, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: Solidarity.

May 11, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Reopening of schools, shops, restaurants, sport trainings under conditions. No handshakes on the tennis court.

May 6, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Face protection shield.

May 2, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency / #distance: Rain dance. Disco in the courtyard. It's raining again.

April 26, 2020, Türlersee

#state of emergency: "Forest fire risk. Fire ban." No rain in Switzerland for six weeks.

April 24, 2020, Zurich

#home: Walking online training.

April 17, 2020, Zurich

#distance: "Not more than 5."

April 15, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Thrown away face mask.

April 15, 2020, Dübendorf

#home: No more flights. Grounded airplanes.

April 7, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: So many numbers. Increasing every day. No names.

April 5, 2020, Zurich

#home: Zoom online disco.

April 2, 2020, Zurich

#home: 'At home' in sign language.

March 31, 2020, BBC

#distance: "Imagine you're holding a big broom. You'll be the correct distance away if you can't touch anyone with it." (BBC)

March 29, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: "It was a state of emergency even before Corona."

March 30, 2020, Zurich

#home: Stay at home. Thick arrows are pointing to our homes (see illustration).

March 29, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: Stock market crashes.

March 29, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Maximum two customers.

March 28, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Grill sausages on an open fire, a popular Swiss hobby, in the time of COVID-19

March 28, 2020, Zurich

#home: No more events in the community room.

March 27, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Home of the elderly. No visits, no passage.

March 27, 2020, Rome

#distance: Standing in a deserted St. Peter's Square with a steady rain falling, Pope Francis helds a special 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing.

March 27, 2020, Zurich

#home: "Fuck Corona."

March 27, 2020, Zurich

#distance: Shopping in the time of COVID-19.

March 26, 2020, Zurich

#home: The city of Zurich urges its residents to stay at home.

March 26, 2020, Madrid

#state of emergency: Madrid turns an ice ring into a mortuary. 

March 26, 2020, Zurich

#distance: "Place your order here. Do not enter restricted area. Thank you."

March 26, 2020, Zurich

#home: G. and V. leave their house every morning, walk two laps around the courtyard and go back home 'to school'. 

March 24, 2020, USA

#home: US late-night show hosts broadcast from their private homes. 

March 20, 2020, Zurich

#distance: The city of Zurich is closing public parks and promenades.

March 14_16, 2020, Zurich

#state of emergency: The Federal Council decides to close schools, universities, shops, bars, restaurants, theaters, museums, etc. until April 19.