Louise measures her water consumption on an app. She tracks her calories on an app too. Her life functions perfectly. She even has an app that tells her when to stretch her legs.
Examining the relationship between the internet, the self and our inevitable social media overdose, Lowkey Dying explores loneliness, productivity and expensive skincare.
The more personal information housed in Louise’s smartphone, the easier it becomes to pack her identity in there too. But at what cost? What do you do in the real world if all your personhood is online? Probably nothing. You’re just, lowkey, dying.