Research 4.10: social media

Artists Ryan Trecartin and Emma Calder both make use of social media as the source for their animation and video work. Each ask how cameras, social media, and reality TV have changed the way we engage with the world and with one another. Watch the videos made by both artists as a starting point to reflect on your own experience of social media.

Emma Calder, Everyone is waiting for Something to Happen (2016):

Ryan Trecartin, Tommy Chat Just Emailed Me (2006)