Turn your ‘iso’ moments into history

Thursday 9 April 2020

What does life in NSW look like right now?

The State Library of NSW announced TODAY [Thursday 9 April] that it wants your self-isolation images to become part of the historic record, launching a new collecting drive on Instagram called #NSWathome.

State Librarian Dr John Vallance says, “the coronavirus has changed the way we live almost overnight! What better way to capture the pandemic’s instant and immediate impact than through social media.”

“We’re asking people all across the State to get involved by sharing a photo on Instagram with the hashtag #NSWathome to show how they’re working, staying fit, keeping informed and staying entertained during the 90-day isolation period,” says Dr Vallance.

The #NSWathome initiative is part of the Library’s broader efforts to capture for its collection the images and stories of people during this extraordinary time in our history.

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