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Social media is changing the way we discover and explore cultural happenings and changes. To celebrate this new wave, we’re highlighting social media game-changers in our “Social Spotlight” to hear more about their tips and tricks on navigating exposure on Instagram.
WHITEWALL: Who are your top 5-10 people to follow?
BRYAN AVILA: @badgalriri cause she’s Rihanna and started my career. @artnet for art news. @chrsitiesinc for the latest auction results and inspiration. @impermanent_art for the latest in street art in LA. @mouchegallery because that’s a place to get my art (lol). @nazem_art is a great page with artists and their work. @byflore, my homie. And @hypebeast.
WW: Top tip for social media?
BA: Hashtags and take good pictures! Be creative. Originality always helps.
WW: Best recent follower interaction?
BA: I’ve had the Illumanti DM me asking me to join. And gotten invites for free food, which I took advantage of. Lol.
WW: One rule you live by on social media?
BA: Always be nice. 🙂