Rachel Rushing

#nature is a compilation of Instagram images, recorded on a malfunctioning smartphone screen to highlight the digital experience of viewing the nature, physical world.


All images, regardless of content, have been tagged with the term nature. This provides an intriguing survey of interpretations- What does someone mean by nature? What do we experience when we are a part of nature?


These tags are a contemporary means of definition and categorization by mass culture, which has been happening on various levels for centuries in the form of defining, mapping, indexing, and dividing the land and its inhabitants into arbitrary sections, boundaries, and classes.