Marco Melgrati is a young Italian illustrator who creates cartoons depicting the terrifying realities of obsession with social media and smart phones. Here are a few of his artworks which show the growing concerns about current technology and where the future is heading.
1/ The New Alphabet
Concerning that our future generations will recognise Emojis as their alphabet rather than the A to Z.
2/ When the smartphone is your reflection.
Mirror, mirror on my phone who has the most beautiful facebook profile of them all!
3/ We have never felt more alone
The mobile phone was an incredible invention, linking us easily to friends and loved ones… bringing us closer together. However now at times it is stopping us from being close with others and can miss out.
4/ Texting can kill
How many times have you nearly hurt yourself whilst walking and texting at the same time?
5/ Pied Piper Popularity
Panic if we don’t get enough likes in our Facebook posts? There is a new illness called F.A.D (Facebook Addiction Disorder).