In the Wake of Tragedy, the Internet Responds With Art

Wired on Jul 15, 2016

In the Wake of Tragedy, the Internet Responds With Art

“Many times, art can be an extremely powerful way to get to externalize these very primitive feelings for which there are no words,” says Ginette Ferszt, a psychiatrist at the University of Rhode Island. “It’s a softer, gentler way to communicate shared grief, and lessen the feeling of isolation.”