EPISODE ONE context of consumption




Pictured here is the New York Subway, a perfect example of how we are surronded by ads at all times in all aspects of our lives.







Pictured here is Kendall Jenner leaving a bodega with a color co-ordinated coke can. Many suspected this was a sponsored sighting, but it is also a great representation of the intersection of publicity and glamour.







Pictured here is a Louis Vuitton store decorated with Rainbows during their "Rainbow Spirit" campaign last June, not once did they mention anything about Pride month or the LGBTQ+ community. This was a clear demonstration of how brands use social movements to move products without taking any actionable stance on important issues.




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