They say there is beauty in brevity, but when the pandemic struck us, it felt like all of us were wrapped in a really long, non-ending Monday. But we cannot overlook how 2020 also gave us the chance to explore our creative facets. From TikTok to Instagram, every social media platform saw people engaging the viewers through several creative challenges. Sneak a peek of the crazy frenzy here…
Roti, Kapda, Makaan Aur Instagram
2013 saw Instagram going bonkers with a flood of #followmeto pictures. The trend started by the couple – Murad Osmann and Natalia got a makeover with #followmetohome during this lockdown. Afterall, it does take some creativity to use the mundane spaces at home for the gram.
Hooping In A Saree
Decked up in sneakers and a saree, the 24-year-old Eshna Kutty swept the internet with her lockdown moves on Genda Phool, and gave new goals to the instagrammers give hula-hooping a shot whilst wearing a saree. Check out #sareeflow and be amazed by the attempts made by some gorgeous women.
Unleashing The Artist In You
One cannot simply miss out on the #gettymuseumchallenge that turned the lockdown isolation into a creative opportunity for many. Recreating the famous artworks with everyday objects at home did require some mulling over, but more importantly, it gave a glimpse into the hidden artist in each one of us. From the works of Vermeer to Rene Magritte and many more, this challenge turned out to be a pure genius.
Who knew we’d be ditching the regular wear and making the pillow our attire this lockdown? The #pilllowchallenge was a simple, fashionable thrill for the netizens. Let’s just say stripping to the bare minimum to the bare minimum did some job of cushioning the gloom.
Mirror Mirror On The Wall
From transformation skills to some hilarious moments, the #wipeitdownchallenge that was born on TikTok seeped into all the platforms and even made its way to the celebrities, giving us some mind-blowing content to feast upon in the lockdown. Check out the hashtag on Instagram and load up your day with some ‘Woah!’
A lot of people across the internet took up the #whoismorechallenge to share some fun things about themselves. Be it a partner, sibling, friend, or family member, this challenge had a bunch of crazy questions for the participants to answer. From Bollywood to Hollywood, this one had quite a few jumping onto the bandwagon.
Let’s take a leaf from the year that taught us that creativity and connectivity cannot be curbed! Here’s to keeping the innovation ticking in 2021!