Content Anxiety
Single-channel digital video, colour and sound
4:42 mins
2019

Stemming from an online search of ‘Why I Quit YouTube’, Content Anxiety appropriates voices from anonymous teens’ YouTube videos. Perhaps inadvertently, these final posts on their now forgotten channels express the vulnerabilities and paradoxes surrounding cultural production in an age of media saturation, perpetual storage and self-branding.


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Installation view at Die Digitale, Düsseldorf, 2019