Disclaimer:
The following is not a peer reviewed academic publication.
I’m not a parent or child advocate or film critic.
The purpose of this article is to make the reader consider why the visual treatment of these materials came to be, not to provide a concrete answer or suggestion.

In September, Netflix added the film ‘Cuties’ and well…there was a scandal. Soon #CancelNetflix was trending on Twitter.


This was originally done for an assignment for Ethan Zuckerman’s class Fixing Social Media.


I have always been very very bad at habits.


Disclaimer:
The following is not a peer reviewed academic publication.
The purpose of this article is to make the reader consider why the visual treatment of these materials came to be, not to provide a concrete answer or suggestion.

“I should invite him to my birthday zoom party thing” I said, wine glass in hand on the video call. It is probably 7pm on a Friday.


So a few weeks ago one of my mentors/thesis readers/person whomst I learn from Zach Lieberman brought the question of “What is art in these times?”


Content warning: This shows a lot of bodies and talks a lot of ratios and trends. This can be triggering for some folk so please avoid if this is you I promise none of these takes are that masterful.

About

Nina Lutz

Nina is a MIT Media Lab student who uses computational and artistic methods to explore visual communication in society. She’s available for hire in June 2021.

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