ISelf Collection: The End of Love Exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London

ISelf Collection: The End of Love Exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery, London

A few weeks ago I went to London with Beth to Whitechapel Gallery to see the Thomas Ruff exhibition, but then we just happened to come across the ISelf Collection: The End of Love. Whilst there I realised the exhibition had some similar themes to my MA project, which meant it was great for research...

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Constructing an Identity Using Social Media and Photography

Constructing an Identity Using Social Media and Photography

When social media were introduced it became common for users, especially women, to create a version of themselves online that is more confident and glamorised than their real life selves. Platforms such as Myspace and Instant Messaging site MSN were being used to connect with new people, but in actual fact this is where users began transforming their identities...

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MA by Research in Art & Design - Thoughts on Social Media, the Blogosphere and Constructed Identities

MA by Research in Art & Design - Thoughts on Social Media, the Blogosphere and Constructed Identities

It was in 2012 when I first discovered the Blogosphere. I remember stumbling across Zoella and Lily Pebbles one day and I was amazed at the fact that these ordinary women were making a living of luxury from writing an online diary posted alongside photos they had taken, or taken of them by someone else. I quickly became hooked and checked in on their blogs daily.

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