Floriane Misslin
Digital Communities
Anorexia Online
Anorexia is a mental disease. Pro-Ana is a community promoting this disease as a lifestyle. Searching “pro-ana” on Google is uncovering an massive digital community where individuals share on social networks the fight to sculpt their body by the only strength of their mind. This research observe this extreme obsession of control. Much more than wishing to be skinny, pro-anorexics are valuing the deny of their most essential need: nutrition. Inspired by the network's imagery and communicative methods, the short movie illustrates a creed written on such blogs —2014
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