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‘Through Your Window’ is a collection of self-isolation stories, told through both the written word and my camera. The project ran for two months, with the aim of documenting life in Bristol during the covid-19 pandemic. I asked anyone interested to submit a written story to me which responded to the question: "How has your life changed since the outbreak of covid-19?" Then, I would go and take that person's photo, either through their window, in their doorway, or somewhere else outside their house which allowed us to be socially distanced.

I started this project after the first clap for the NHS evening. Standing in my window with the rest of my street, I felt such a strong sense of community and solidarity. It was a real morale boost, and it inspired me to think about other ways to bring people together. I really hope that sharing stories in this way can help bring about a sense of community – but if not, perhaps it might just bring someone a smile.

Below you can find the gallery for this project; clicking on an image will allow you to read each person's story and view the photos in full.

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