Trapped After Lockdown

​困於解封後

2022年4月1日,為了控制瘋狂擴散的奧密克戎病毒,上海市決定進行全市封鎖,城市功能完全停止。經過兩個月史無前例的嚴厲封控後,上海在6月1日正式解封,表面上市民總體生活已逐漸恢覆正常。但在解封後的第一個月裡,仍有人被過去兩個月封控的記憶所困擾,難以迅速投入到正常生活當中。加上解封後上海不時仍有零星新增病例,這座城市裡的每個人依然可能再次面臨突如其來的封控。過去兩個月封禁造成的壓抑與痛苦和對未來隨時可能再度被封的恐懼,讓不少身在上海的人陷入了一種,雖然身體解封了,但心理上依然處於某種封控之中的微妙狀態。於是我聯系了8位願意跟我分享這種感受的朋友,拍下了他們當時的狀態。

On April 1st, 2022, given the situation of widespreading omicron, Shanghai decided to launch a citywide lockdown, the mega city stopped functioning in no time. After a two-month harshest lockdown in history, Shanghai claimed reopening on June 1st, all aspects of life are slowly going back to normal, yet some people are still suffering from anxiety and stress caused by what happened in the last two months, having difficulty moving on. And with the strict zero covid policy, everyone in this mega city is still on the verge of suffering from abrupt lockdown again if new cases were reported. With the depression and pain caused by the two-month lockdown and the fear of going through it again makes a number of people in Shanghai in a subtle status of being set free physically, yet still trapped psychologically in some sorts of mental lockdown. Here are the portraits and stories of 8 people in Shanghai who share the subtle feelings.