Asynchronicity allows one to flee from the consequences of their actions online to the ‘real world’; this psychological border makes it easier to ignore responsibility.
In intimate online relationships, there is still an abstracted reality of connection; each person is forming their own interpretation of the other.
Exploring how unified ideas and beliefs can give individuals strength as groups online, overpowering real-life power dynamics.
Me and Me
Anonymity online causes people to create a ‘detached’ version of themselves, that is in reality inseparable to who they are offline.
The ease of individuals to adopt and swap between the many different norms and identities online spaces create.
With how anonymity online makes one detach themselves from their own actions, this illustration also explores the role of individuals taking part in ‘mob justice’.
Focusing on the isolation factor of how creating ideas of others online that benefit your preferences separates you from the reality of who they are.
In how the online world gives a sense of physical invisibility, this illustration aims to express the feeling of ‘averting your eyes’ from your actions online.
‘Invisibility’ online allows one to sink away physically, have much impact on many others without being easily traceable as one person responsibility.
With how the internet equalizes people in status and power, individuality is harder to maintain, as you merge with the crowd.