2019-09-19 21:46

THE COLD, STERILE ART OF INSTAGRAM BROTOGRAPHY

The straight male Instagram aesthetic, these Twitter users argue, is characterized by eschewing people, warmth and emotionality in favor of cold, β€œarty” shots of inert objects, especially buildings. β€œNo shade, but the straight boy Instagram where it’s just photos of city buildings at strange angles is pretty ubiquitous, right?” Aaron, a 30-year-old textile artist based in Australia, observed as early as August of last year. Comedian Catherine Cohen made a similar point recently, tweeting that β€œthe only way to know someone is definitely straight is if they Instagram buildings.”

I’m fucking furious.


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