re:publica 2016 –A. Goetzke, C. Palmer: Wellness aesthetics, broken systems and happy endings

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re:publica 2016 –A. Goetzke, C. Palmer: Wellness aesthetics, broken systems and happy endings

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Wellness aesthetics and glossy technological interfaces share an appeal of convenience. Health apps cater to our wish to wellbeing. #grateful is a popular hashtag on instagram. There is a solution to everything. We all strive to be happy. Look into the mirror – you can make it. In this performative dialogue we analyze the wellness aesthetic and associated technologies, images and narratives – and how they make us pretty unwell as a society (including some guilty pleasures and beautiful pictures).

Andrea Goetzke
http://www.torstrassenfestival.de/

Cecilia Palmer
http://fashionandcode.com/

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany
(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)

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re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.



  • re-publica.de

    re-publica.de

    re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.