Instagram

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On Baby Goats and the #SoothingContent Economy

When we need our spiritual timelines cleansed, can the aesthetic livestock of Instagram save us?
Eileen Cartter
5.17.20
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Please Tell Me Something, Anything, About Myself

Instagram’s “Which ____ are you?” augmented reality filters offer fictional catharsis for depleted souls, yearning to be assessed.
Eileen Cartter
5.10.20
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Logging On to See the Surreal Where It Isn’t

Why does scrolling on my phone feel even more… avant-garde than usual?
Eileen Cartter
4.5.20
Art

The '2 Lizards' of the Apocalypse

A new web series by artist Meriem Bennani and filmmaker Orian Barki is a COVID-induced fever dream—and a welcome digital companion in these weird times.
Eileen Cartter
3.29.20
who is she

Martina Cox's Curtain Call

The up-and-coming young designer reverses the gaze on to the viewer
Sophie Kemp
3.15.20
who is she

Under Her Eye with Artist Polina Osipova

Meet the 21-year-old Instagram artist who’s bejewelling Russian folklore for the 21st century.
Eileen Cartter
2.16.20
Culture

Wanted: Anonymous Selfies

Behold @wrongeye4ever, the anti-instagram account that’s getting turned into a book.
Annie Armstrong
1.26.20
Fashion

The Business of Knowing Who Wore What When ASAP

Ever wonder what your favorite celeb is wearing, how much it costs, and where you can get the same item for yourself? There's an Instagram account for that.
Evan Ross Katz
12.7.19
Technology

On Instagram, Experimenting Beyond the Human Condition

The newest range of filters isn't about trying on a lipstick shade or a flower crown—but about becoming someTHING else entirely.
Tatum Dooley
11.24.19
Beauty

Who Is She? The Dystopian Vision of Makeup Artist Mimi Choi

Ezra Miller’s Met Gala MUA on her vivid creations, articulating her hallucinations and sleep paralysis.
Samantha Tse
9.15.19
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Who Should Be Instagram's 'Meme Liaison'?

We have a few suggestions.
Emma Specter
8.7.19
Fashion

Why is This Danny Devito Crop Top Haunting Me On Instagram?

The latest installment in the saga of “it started on TikTok and now it’s in all of our lives.”
Eileen Cartter
7.17.19
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