Meme Tactics

https://www.asc.upenn.edu/news-events/events/center-media-risk-art-exhibit-opening

“Internet memes, once thought to be fun, silly, and casual, are increasingly part of a sophisticated communications strategy. These five artists and collectives find ways to negotiate power and assert presence by defying dominant media narratives in China, India, Nicaragua, and beyond. While memes can and do wreak havoc in our societies, notably on our electoral processes, we invite you to consider a broader definition of memetic expression that includes the promotion of civic good and social equity through visual, haptic, and interactive discourse. Here, artists find creative ways to amplify, build on, and disseminate messages from underheard social movements.”

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