For decades now, people have joined together online to communicate and collaborate around interesting imagery. In recent years, the pace and intensity of this activity has reached a fever pitch. With countless communities engaging in a constant exchange, building on each others' work, and producing a prodigious flow of material, we may be experiencing the early stages of a new type of artistic and cultural collaboration. In this episode of Off Book, we'll speak with a number of Internet experts and artists who'll give us an introductory look into this intriguing new world.
Chris Menning, Viral Trends Researcher, Buzzfeed MemeFactory, Internet Researchers Olivia Gulin, Visual Reporter, Know Your Meme Ryder Ripps, Artist and Co-Creator, Dump.fm John Kelly, PH.D., Founder and Chief Scientist, Morningside Analytics