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Memes: Art of The Internet Age - YouTube

Memes: Art of The Internet Age - YouTube

Pursuit of Wonder

  • Art has given us a way to communicate when regular conversation won't suffice. A way of sharing our perspectives, behaviours, experience, emotions and sufferings. It helps us stay sane and connected. 
  • Every so many year the world hits a period of rapid development in which its condit...

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Age Of The Internet

  • People now have new interests, behaviors, perspectives, and new problems. Instant gratification is now the standard. Attention spans have dropped to an extreme low. Meaning and order are increasingly subjective and difficult to find. 
  • People, especially that of slightly younger gener...

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What is Art?

  • A generally standard definition of art is: the use of creative imagination to produce work that expresses certain meanings or ideas, typically with the intention of aesthetic beauty. However, arguably, what makes something art is less about what it is and more about what it does and...

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  • To hold a crude image with text on it next to that of a beautifully constructed painting might sound insulting, and by no means does this intend to discredit the beauty and talent found in any work of art.
  • However, even in something as seemingly foolish or mindless as memes, we can r...

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Dadaism

The Dadaism movement was a movement of art that expressed the early idea that the world is without centralized reason, but rather, it is irrational and absurd. 

In 1917, Marcel Duchamp associated with Dadaism created an art piece called "Fountain", which was just a urinal he purchased. At f...

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Pop Art

In similar respects to the Dadaism movement, the pop art movement in UK and US, made art out of simple everyday objects or famous figures found within culture.

Pop Art borrowed objects and people from any source, recontextualized them, and then distributed them as an accessible piece of art...

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What Are Memes, Actually?

Memes are an element of culture passed from person to person with the aim of conveying a particular phenomenon, theme, or meaning: specifically through the internet. They have emerged out of increasing internet use.

Today, meme formats come in and out of popularity as they ...

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The Relevance Of Memes

Memes are another evolution of art that serves to satisfy our inherent and remaining human need to share, express, and derive connection from our problems, sadness's, experiences, idiosyncrasies, and perspectives in a world where it is increasingly hard to do so in traditional ways.

Like ar...

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Purpose Of Memes

Like art, memes can show us the absurdity and funniness of our existence and human experiences. And how similar we often are in even the simplest components of our daily life. Higher art is not replaced and continues to hold a mystique and aesthetic beauty that memes, of course lack entirely. How...

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Future Of Memes

Just as how art of the past is looked and studied in order to understand the associated historical eras, this current internet age will almost certainly be studied and understood through websites, social media, youtube and memes. 

What are now mostly seen as foolish jokes, videos, character...

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Andy warhole

In the future, everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.

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