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Marissa Sean Cruz

April 3, 2019 - September 3, 2019

Essay by Karina Iskandarsjah

April 3 – September 3, 2019

Marissa Sean Cruz

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I AM NOT LIKE OTHER GIRLS is a compilation of videos documenting a fictitious female entity enamoured with pizza as a means to knead through technological immediacy, internet subcultures and consumption. This love-affair spawns an episodic cybernetic reality, physicalized by Western cultures infatuation with Americanized food and diets. In the present state of notorious two-day shipping and targeted algorithms, “the pizza girl” is blended into the varieties and vulgarities of pizza-themed online content, actualizing what it means to be a product of a cultural product. Her fabricated identity is a prop for extreme self- identification, as we watch her in attempts to make sense of her own self-obsessive digital presence.