Real Review is a quarterly contemporary culture magazine with the strapline what it means to live today. Their agenda focuses on the politics of space, and trying to understand how everyday conditions enforce and reinforce power relations.
This issue of Real Review is dedicated to 'absolute proximity':
'The people and things we want feel very far away. Everything else feels far too near. Daily life is incorrectly calibrated. Lockdown kept us painfully apart. The virtual keeps us painfully together. Everyone wants the same thing. We all crave spaciousness. We all feel too close, without any closeness. This paradoxical sensation of claustrophobia and isolation is a condition of "absolute proximity"...'