There’s one person in this crowd of moviegoers who’s determined to live life in the moment. Can you find them?
If you guessed that it’s the older woman in the black sweater at the front of the crowd, you’d be right. This photo, taken at the premier of Black Mass in Brookline, Massachusetts by John Blanding, shows a crowd of fans greeting movie stars with their smartphones held high. The woman’s contrasting approach to the moment has earned her heaps of praise after the photo went viral.
Though most of us are guilty of over-reliance on social media to some degree, it’s still a popular subject for artists. This post features work by Babycakes Romero and other artists afraid of what our dependence on technology and social media might mean for us.