@Sufferosa, a Mystery Adventure in III Acts, is an interactive Instagram series that reflects on youthfulness, beauty, and the sense of being lost in a maze you can’t escape. Watch the trailer here.
Thematically, @Sufferosa is a neo-noir thriller and a satire on the cultural obsession with beauty and youth in the present-day world. The story follows a private eye Ivan Johnson looking for a missing woman. His investigation leads him to Carlos von Braun’s Clinic. This is when the interactive part begins - the user becomes the detective and unfolds the story piece by piece adding suspense and intrigue to a narrative.
In this artistic, non-commercial storytelling experiment the directors duo The Kissinger Twins strive to create a new kind of serialized storytelling in social media. @Sufferosablends original footage with samples from classic film, literature, and music (Glass Candy, Sonic Youth), taking influences from adventure games.
Find a woman trapped in a clinic perfecting eternal youth. Explore all twenty-four accounts of Carlos von Braun’s clinic with videos, stories, carousels, captions, and IGTV.
Act I out now @sufferosa www.instagram.com/sufferosa
The Kissinger Twins are the directors duo and new media artists. They directed
award-winning interactive experiences and films for Samsung, Channel 4, Philips as well as art projects, such as Webby Awards winning The Trip or SXSW finalist Forget Me Not.