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Meme Tactics: How Artists Innovate Media to Make Underheard Voices Go Viral

September 7 - October 20

Amy Suo Wu, Elyla Sinvergüenza, and Xiaoshi Qin + Hera Chan
Curated by Josué Chavez, Kira Simon-Kennedy, Mikail Wright-Kwon, An Xiao Mina
On view: September 6 through October 20, 2019

Internet memes, once thought to be fun, silly and casual, are increasingly part of a sophisticated communications strategy. While memes can and do wreak havoc in our societies, notably 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, sonic and interactive discourse. Here, artists find creative and speculative ways to amplify, build on and disseminate messages from underheard social movements.

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Start:
September 7
End:
October 20

Venue

Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space
88 Essex Street (inside Essex Market)
New York, NY 10002 United States
Phone:
(212) 420-9202