The arts are in corona-crisis? So what

The world is in lockdown.

As researchers and scientists scramble for a COVID-19 vaccine, the rest of us have taken to our homes.

With not much to do but endless circuits of the kitchen, we’re understandably looking for a little distraction. For that, we turn to the arts, one of the hardest-hit sectors in the current economic downturn.

Yet with so many in need of help right now, why should we help this sector? And how?