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Digital Intimacy

In 2013, a group of men who identify as gay explored their experiences of digital social media, and how presenting themselves in gay online forums affects their sense of identity in the non-virtual world.

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At the sessions I always found a nice escape from everything, I was always really interested in what the older generation had to tell me and every time I left that room, I was in a noticeably better mood for the rest of the day.

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About the Project

Over the course of eight weeks, a group of men who identify as gay explored their experiences of digital social media, and how presenting themselves in gay online forums affects their sense of identity in the non-virtual world.

Working with artists Kieran Sheehan, Douglas Nicolson and Jake Kelly, they have created a performance using movement, photography and video based on their discussions.

In 2013 the group presented their work at a sharing at the Central School for Speech and Drama

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All photos by Eduardo de Oliveira.

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