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A nihilist’s guide to the unbelievable success of the young European fashion label

 Beauty and the Beast , 1991,   film still 

Beauty and the Beast, 1991, film still 

If 72% of 18 to 25-year-olds say they can express their feelings better though using emojis than words what does that mean for the future of written language? Dean Kissick discuses Starbucks conspiracy theories, ordering Domino’s pizza and if heartbreak can be conveyed by pictures of anthropomorphic food.

The photographs of the young Polish artist reflect the conditions of selfhood in the era of the Instagram. Within a spectrum of mistakes, she discovers the tender, vulnerable body.

 Drawing by Jaakko Pallasvuo   

Drawing by Jaakko Pallasvuo 

 

In the past decade we've seen art flow and exponentially overflow through information networks. Pallasvuo's years as a practicing artist have overlapped with the peak years of sharing culture. Now he just wants to shut the fuck up.