If there’s a phase of life more awkward than being a teenager, it might be when you’re old enough to hang around teenagers. The gap between the daily lived experience of each group is so vast, so incomprehensibly different, that even making small talk can be an effort worthy of trying to send a person to space. It’s why, understandably, each side often does its best to avoid the situation entirely. But you lack such a choice when camping, an event where all parties are next to each other, and that’s where Wide Ocean Big Jacket sets itself.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kz44y/wide-ocean-big-jacket-is-about-the-million-tiny-moments-that-define-our-lives