Corona-crisis: A document of our time

once will only be collected, because it is the main task of an archive.“ The speech is set from the "coronarchiv", in the Gelnhäuser since Thursday about thei

Corona-crisis: A document of our time

once will only be collected, because it is the main task of an archive.“ The speech is set from the "coronarchiv", in the Gelnhäuser since Thursday about their experiences with life in Corona-times online. As a later analysis of the Text and the image can look contributions, not in the words of project Manager Anette Vinnen, cultural historian and city archivist of Gelnhausen, yet. Now according to your words, so many personal posts as possible for posterity.

Luise Glaser-Lotz

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung, the Main-Kinzig-Kreis.

F. A. Z.

Currently, world-find more-break of human life and civilization. The Situation is unique, therefore, it is necessary to preserve your facet. Unlike in previous years, as the world has changed fundamentally, have the mankind with the Internet today about the technical means to document the change thoroughly from the point of view of those who experienced it directly in to your everyday life – at the local level. Recorded less dramatic illness stories, but rather the effects, experiences and thoughts of the people who hang out with the Corona-crisis should be therefore.

The contributions may only consist of Text or illustrated with photographs, which can also stand alone. Vinnen, who is in charge of the project in Gelnhausen, Germany, has been in town for weeks looking for Corona designs, on-the-go. The photographs of prohibition and information signs, warning tape, or mask-makers will find their way into the platform. This is supposed to be but especially by the citizens. To be able to a lot of what these today in the current Experience as banal, unimportant or unimpressive, and profits in the future and a mosaic is, later on, an authentic and atmospheric picture of the beginnings and the further course of the pandemic in the respective cities and regions put together.

"We will go through different phases of the pandemic and find new ways with the Virus deal. How, then, in Gelnhausen from the Corona-crisis spoken and as it is thought, depends on which time references are available,“ says the project Manager.

results for all available

you ask the citizens, for example, how the pandemic has changed your life, what are the challenges for the practice of Sport, Faith, Education, and professional life or dealing with family members and friends made. The results should serve not only to viewing in the future. They are all accessible and should provide, therefore, a touching read and a comparison with the current own Experience.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 11:20

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