Seeing Our Future, In The Present …except, without the artificial lighting. “Friday essay: the uncanny melancholy of empty photographs in the time of coronavirus” – The Conversation epa08280545 An interior view of the nearly-empty Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II arcades (Italy’s oldest active shopping mall) in the Lombardian capital of Milan, northern Italy, 09 March 2020. The Italian authorities have taken the drastic measure of shutting off the entire region of Lombardy – home to about 16 million people – and several other northern provinces in a bid to halt the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in the Mediterranean country. EPA/MATTEO CORNER A world largely devoid of human activity. A world post The Virus – and its ensuing chaos. Share this:PrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.