ARVIDA BYSTRÖM AND MAJA MALOU LYSE
Like2bliked like, u know. The word like is like, seen as something redundant, like The way female coded objects are like, u know, well, the colour pink or u wearing lipstick is seen as something unnecessary, but like, for some people it's still like pretty enjoyable and it's not like it's hurting anyone else really.
And then the verb 'to like' something online is like you know what ur social value is in a money-driven society. But like at the same time it's like based on something pretty positive and like actually some kind of support when like, u know u r liking someone's selfie. U know, if we like think about 'liking' in relationship to selfie haters, well it might not be sellable to like hate on selfies but like, it's pretty mean. But like yeah.
Arvida Byström (who runs Gal Space Gallery in London) and Maja Malou Lyse (student at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen) are prominent figures with in the post-internet cyberfeminism scene. A scene with young girls that actively reclaim and decode images in order to free spaces from it's suppressing structures.