Transquinquennal recognizes the metaphorical power of the Covid-19 crisis, recognizes that the crisis seems to serve our plan to try out a radical change by putting an end to our activities on 31 December 2022. However, we officially and categorically deny any allegation that attributes creative authorship of this pandemic to ourselves. If the sequence proved to be extremely performative, the credit for this is by no means ours. Like so many, we can only admire and at the same time deplore its extreme efficiency. We nevertheless hope that, in a reasonably near future, you will be able to welcome more modest proposals. But who knows? At present, the only thing we are more or less sure of is that our activities will terminate in…