Are Internet Memes ART?
Let’s discuss! You know that you want to!
**The class video recording and tutorial for this assignment is posted below:
First – (lets screen the video above and then later read the article below for more context..)
Second – The Assignment Details: A New Blog Post is in order.
Assignment #3 – Are MEME’s ART?
Start by doing an Internet search for; “Are memes ART?”
See what you discover, gather those links and be prepared to share them in your post.
No matter how you cut it, memes are here to stay… but is this good or bad for Art? Is this good or bad for communication? Are memes simply just forms of self-expression? Or are they MORE? Well, why or why not? I want to know what you think.
Can MEMEs be used for storytelling?
Lets create a compelling way to share our responses.
And by all means plan to create, search for, discover and share your favorite existing Memes via an image or URL, or embed them into your new blog post for this coming week.
How will you craft a narrative between using Memes and your own personal experiences?
**Oh, and, you MUST create at least 2 of your own memes to express your sentiments for our CT101 class! Be sure to include the words: “CT101” in your meme!
Perhaps, you will say “CT101 be like…”
OR, “What if I told you that CT101….”
All of this nestles quite well into in new Blog post! (thats your assignment!) Please consider the formatting of this blog post that you are reading right now. Notice how we see a mixture of images, video and hyperlinks that help give context and reference to where we are drawing resources from.
Some Online Tools for making Memes:
Giphy.com – (create a free account)
Imgur.com – (create a free account)
Make a Meme – work with some of the Internet’s classic templates
Are there others that you know of? Please share them in your post!
More Insight on MEMEs:
***The CT101 Meme Project will later be exhibited on the NET-ART website as a collaboration project! Check out some of the other projects on display there now – https://netart.commons.gc.cuny.edu/galleries-exhibitions/
Read this article below – be sure to reference it!
(I know, I know, its a dream come true assignment!)