The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

When art imitates life: how much is our collective response to COVID-19 informed by the way artists, filmmakers and philosophers have imagined our responses to similar infections?

The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

12 Monkeys, starring Bruce Willis, helps us anticipate the regrets we will have in the future for decisions made in the past when confronted by a deadly virus

The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

The Matrix makes us confront the uncomfortable thought: are we the virus?

The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

More literally, did Dean Koontz predict coronavirus in his 1981 novel?

The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

Edgar Allan Poe plays on our fears of diagnosis and misdiagnosis in his short story ‘The Premature Burial’

 

The Weekly Stripe – 13.03.20

Bruno Latour’s chapter on Crisis in ‘We Have Never Been Modern’ teaches how we misunderstand the virus as nature, when they are just as much a phenomenon of culture