authenticity

Ghislaine Handiri: Authentic Self-Presentation on Social Media

Paper
Noa Reijnen
27/01/2023
9 minutes to read

This paper describes how one specific influencer, Ghislaine Handiri, presents herself as authentic on Instagram and how Instagram as a mediator influences and shapes her authenticity.

Factsheet Danielle D'Souza Gill

Fact sheet: Danielle D'Souza Gill

Article
j.e.n.grassere@uvt.nl Grassère
30/06/2023
8 minutes to read

Danielle D'Souza Gill is a famous far-right influencer. Her entire family appears to be part of an effort to spread right-wing ideas. Before you read our three articles concerning her, get some background information on her through this factsheet.

Multisensory Realities of Authentic Artworks

Paper
Olga Koltsova
18/11/2022
9 minutes to read

This paper demonstrates how the multisensory design of an art exhibition challenges the concept of artworks' authenticity and allows visitors to connect with the art at a more intimate level.

Brittany Broski: viral content creator and authentic influencer

Paper
Kelly Burnet
24/05/2021
10 minutes to read

Brittany Broski is a successful content creator and influencer. In the last year, she has built a big community of loyal followers is still growing rapidly. How did she achieve this? How does she present herself as authentic?

@Queenofjetlags

@Queenofjetlags constructing authenticity on Instagram

Article
Anna-Lisa de Boer
29/11/2019
14 minutes to read

This article takes a deeper look into how Instagram influencers construct authenticity. As a new era of advertising is dawning on social media, we analyse @Queenofjetlags' Instagram to see how she remains "authentic" while promoting brands.

Influencers and identity. Who do you want to be?

Article
Rob Dekkers
17/09/2019
12 minutes to read

Even for kids it is quite easy to present themselves to the world and learn to manipulate their online identity. But how does constructed identity affect online culture and what is the effect of impression management on our notion of authenticity.