Action “Been there, done that”
By Katerina Anagnostaki, Stella Koutlaki, Zacharias Ouranos and Grigoris Stavridakis, at 1821 square (Splantzia)
Today the social networks are overwhelmed by “selfie” and “braggie” photographs. Poses and locations are pinned on digital walls, in an effort people to publicize what they prefer, which is their occupation, how they entertain themselves, how they spend their vacations. Facebook, twitter, Instagram etc. serve all those purposes, when tagging yourself under the title “been there and done that”. However, this tagging, as well as the feedback one gets, are closely related to the place they have been; it’s characteristics, it’s quality and it’s symbolism. How is space recreated through cyberspace? “Visiting” a public space via facebook is a procedure which guarantees the “real” image of a place?