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Tom Megginson | 31-01-2014 15:28 | Category: Media
Lindsay Bottos is a 21-year-old Photography student at the Maryland Institute College of Art. As part of her evolving artistic expression, she posts a lot of self-portraits online.
In the 21st Century, however, personal artistic expression is seen as an invitation to make anonymous personal attacks on the artist, via social media. It’s actually a grave threat to the development of our artistic futures, as real critics and public discussion have been shouted out by immature and cruel trolls.
Ms. Bottos has chosen to face the trolls in her own way, by producing a whole series of self-portraits embellished with the worst comments she receives on them via Tumblr.
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