Nervous Systems

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4:41 Minutes
2015

Broad and nebulous, the term 'wellness' has been codified to mean anything from achieving perfect skin to overcoming anxiety and depression. Through advertising, social media, and a Western capitalist lens, the story of health and happiness gets flattened and fractured, trapped under the smoothed-over facade of mass media. By honing in on the textures and tactility of the digital sphere, "Nervous Systems” pulls out an uneasy and weighted reality from an otherwise typical montage of our everyday efforts to ‘be well.’