‘Sharing pain and grief online: the self-referential digital image of illness and death as a means of destigmatization, connection, visibilization and copresence (DOLORDUELONLINE)’

Grants for research teams

Digital Humanities


The project is an interdisciplinary exploration of the depiction of pain and grief in the domain of the digital image and humanities. The specific object of study are the self-referential images of illness and death shared on the Internet. We will analyze the new practices, narratives and formats emerging in their regard on the Internet and in social networks, along with their cultural significance.