i love this series. go here for actual post.
DEAR INTERNET, I NEED YOU TO RECREATE THIS SELFIE
send your photo (same pose & on your bed) to firstname.lastname@example.org it’s for an exhibition at the end of the month in nyc & you will be credited <3
“Of-the-moment, brilliant, and triumphantly sad, Illuminati Girl Gang leader Gabby Bess’s debut Alone with Other People is a post-feminist, hyper self-conscious teen swansong of the Internet age. The line between girl body and Macbook is collapsed in these vignettes that riff from blog posts, text messages, and tumblr memes, and what emerges is a “modern tragic figure who would sacrifice herself for whatever.”
at a party, a guy who had just gotten his MFA in graphic design from yale said that the school still uses aliza as an illustration: “you can make whatever art you want. you just can’t expect the institution to support it. look at chris burden.” i was telling this story to tina and she said “what about the institutional support that is the patriarchy?”