Is intimacy possible without physical closeness? Is pandemic making any real difference in our relations? Is pandemic helping us cherish each other or merely exposes the superficiality of our bonds? Is the digital attention worth more than the casual, incomplete, slapdash exchange? What if remote togetherness becomes a preferred state, what could it mean?

the new intimacy. This has been the theme of this year's DDW. I've been looking for responses to this, but there was little that I found. In the end, the questions still linger.