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People of this village in Italy are truly connected with each other. Here's how

Think Change India
6th May 2016
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Milan-based artist Biancoshock has initiated a project called “Web 0.0”, with the aim to emphasise that people can lead their lives just fine without the use of the ‘Internet’. Through these photographs, Biancoshock’s creativity speaks of a story that goes beyond words…

Image: Biancoshock
Image: Biancoshock

If you visit Civitacampomarano, Italy, a small village with nearly 400 people, you’ll see a low-tech version of popular Web services like an old metal mailbox as Gmail, a community bulletin board as Facebook, a bunch of chairs arranged around a TV as YouTube, and a public bench for kissing as Tinder.

Image: Biancoshock
Image: Biancoshock

This village is extremely low on internet and cell-phone connections as it is snuggled high up in the mountains. Internet services essentially aim to bring communities together but with growing use of the world-wide-web, people are, in reality, getting isolated from real social interaction.

Image: Biancoshock
Image: Biancoshock

Civitacampomarano is doing just fine without being ‘logged in’ all the time.

Image: Biancoshock
Image: Biancoshock

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