Sunday 2 August 2015

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT: How Cats Took Over the Internet... and the museum!

Image courtesy of The Infinite Cat Project via The Creators Project.

"When the Queens-based Museum of the Moving Image exhibits How Cats Took Over the Internet, based on our previous interests (catscats, and more cats), you better believe there's a palpable excitement in our office air. Having literally taken over the web over the last few years, the internet-based cat phenomenon has become more than a passing fad or a time-killer at work: now, it's a real social and creative fact, to be deeply and critically discussed in a museum, starting Friday, August 7.
“The Internet’s collective obsession with cats offers a window into the way we understand ourselves," Jason Eppink, the Associate Curator of Digital Media who organized the exhibition, states. "This exhibition examines the many reasons for this deceptively frivolous phenomenon and highlights the new ways we’re creating, consuming, and sharing culture," he adds." Read full article by Benoit Palop in The Creators Project. E.T.P. 3'

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