The Hmm @ Stadsschouwburg

On Tuesday 6 November pop culture scientist and podcaster Linda Duits is helping us put together a surprising program. We’re being hosted by the beautiful Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam for a new The Hmm. Join us there for 10 speakers x 5 minutes on contemporary visual culture!

TikTok: Copycat Culture as the New Cool

An essay by Linda Duits. Linda dives into the world of TikTok. She emerged with insights on the shifting definition of cool, copycat culture, and the transfer of global power.

About Linda: Linda Duits is a social scientist specialized in popular culture. She writes columns for Folia and Brainwash, and regularly appears in the media as an expert on youth culture. She is an affiliated researcher with the Institute for Cultural Inquiry of Utrecht University.