A Personal Advertisement for Sadness: Vulnerability in The Digital Space

Conversations  |  Youth Fringe  |  Non-fiction  |  English  |  1 hr

12 Nov Sat, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Festival Pass  - $30
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Breakups are hard. We know. Scroll through the #breakup hashtag on social media platforms and you’ll encounter legions of heartbroken people broadcasting their tears on breakup vlogs. With the advent of glamorous filters and an openness to being vulnerable, gone are the days you cry in private. Is the new micro-genre of the breakup video a kind of attention-seeking narcissism, or a genuine cry for help? We sit with Crystal Abidin and YEOLO to break down this global phenomenon.

Only love can hurt like this.