These 4 Walls

A photographic journey into isolation during lockdown


THESE 4 WALLS is Travel with Mer’s first photo documentary, recording how the COVID-19 lockdown unfolded in London. At the start, the sociologist – specialised in media representation – cautiously looked at isolation with curiosity. I had to record this for posterity, in one way or another.

My tripod has become a permanent fixture in my living room so I can react to the ebbs and flows of my mental health: the good, the bad and the downright terrifying.

Self portrait of a femme woman sitting on a sofa with a steaming cup of something, basking in the light coming through the window

Week 1

Self portrait of a femme women laying on her bed and staring into the distance, seen from above.

Week 3

Week 2

View of Waterloo bridge from above, a single ray of sunlight illuminating a

Week 4

Dusk hitting the bookshelf with golden light
Still life of wild flowers against a white wall

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Weeks 8, 9 and 10 coming soon.

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