Like Metafilter for Instagram -- Seeking Niche Social Media Feeds
December 15, 2017 5:13 AM   Subscribe

Simply asking the hivemind to share any standout niche social media accounts (Current preference to Instagram) that provide well curated content. Realms accepted: ALL++ arts, diy, natural history, craft production, science, mindfulness, intersectional feminism, critical theory, funny stuff, construction, yoyos, jump rope, annnnnd the list goes on and on. Similar to this askme about Artsy Beautiful Interesting Facebook Pages to Follow
posted by abhardcastle to Technology (8 answers total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
 
I'm a big fan of MetCostumeInstitute and AngelaCostumery.
posted by DarlingBri at 5:27 AM on December 15, 2017




necofriendly - girl hikes with goats
_jujujust_ - the most beautiful tapestries in the world
everyday africa - daily life across the continent in beautiful photos
unlikely hikers - representation in the outdoors!
jahier studio - textile arts
kellryan - beautiful, coulorful hand embroidery
coricrafts - more beautiful hand embroidery, this time with more plants
tealeigh - gorgeous linework tattoos
lofisofi - lifestyle but quirky
bark ranger nps - gracie is a dog that has a job at glacier national park!! she is very good
into the okavango - natl geographic on location in rural angola
ruby etc - comics about mental health, feminism, and life
sam gach yoga - insane yoga man
meredith graves - musician, dj, globetrotter. beautiful photos, great style
gaku gaku gaku gaku gaku - i had no idea that carving fruits and vegetables was a thing, but apparently it is in japan.
witenry - things arranged neatly
posted by quadrilaterals at 6:28 AM on December 15, 2017 [3 favorites]


Avant.arte is one of my favorite curated Instagram art accounts.

I'm also a sucker for the Adventure Cats hashtag.
posted by forkisbetter at 8:03 AM on December 15, 2017


Worth noting: Instagram now allows following of hashtags, which could help populate your feed.
posted by emelenjr at 9:19 AM on December 15, 2017 [1 favorite]


Art/Fashion/design (some are also activist/feminist):

mabgraves - a favorite of mine that talks about her fight of endometriosis/hysterectomy
ohashleylove - She's local for me! Feminist tattoo artist.
octoplum
jawtattoos
cindylaneart
jj_illus
scottmfischer
insiderart
tracylewisartstudio
sean_charmatz
parlor_tattoo_prints
philip_mould_gallery
alphafoodie
mrdoodle
reneefrench
artilin_art
michelle_coffee
candyminimal
metcostumeinstitute
butchwaxvintage
timothylongfashioncurator
aww.sam

Feminist / activism / equality type stuff (including comics/art at the top):

rubyetc_
gemmacorrell
upandoutcomic
lorynbrantz
the.vulva.gallery

the_feeding_of_the_fox - Imogen does AMAZING awareness and discussion on body positivity and disability (She's honestly wonderful and I'm happy to be one of the few people she follows! I'm not worthy!!)
bodyposipanda
theunedit
4locrow
girlgazeproject
feministastic
guerrillafeminism
2dopequeens - to go along with their podcast

Lastly, my honest to goodness favorite Instagram account:
bonnienclydekitties

You're welcome to check out who else I follow. My insta link is in my bio.
posted by Crystalinne at 4:46 PM on December 15, 2017


Thanks for asking this question! I am a fan of well-curated content (and thus my list is quite short) and look forward to others' suggestions. :)

imogen.quest - humor, feminism
bezerowastegirl -mindfulness, sustainability
themuseumofmodernart lots of fashion posts lately due to current exhibit, but generally posts across a range of collections
https://www.instagram.com/naturalhistories/ a real person with a design eye
posted by Goblin Barbarian at 10:34 AM on December 16, 2017




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