- Jan 27, 2022
- 7 min
The lowlight reel era: how authenticity became influencer social currency
Has influencer authenticity gone too far? And is it creating new pressures for influencers to show their worst parts? Australian...
Ponder with Maria is a blog and commentary unravelling the complexities of modern consumer culture. Launched in May 2020, articles interrogate modern consumer behaviour, lifestyles and experience. The purpose being to unravel why we do the things we do, providing an opportunity for readers to reflect on the cultural activity we engage in, and which characterise the current generation.
Mainly written through personal experience and observation, the blog at times draws from inspirational texts and social commentators to provide grounding and context. But in doing so, articles are written with good humour and self-awareness, reassuring readers that we all fall prey to modern pressures, activities and emotions, generated by the broader structure of consumerism.
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