Amidst a pandemic, worldwide lockdowns, in time of sweatpants and cancelled galas how did a sweet $490 strawberry dress become “the dress of the summer”?
An examination of the prolific spread of the strawberry dress and how ‘viral’ objects...
on 09/28/20 Comments Off on The Strawberry Dress, a VIRAL cure for the pandemic?
Approximately two months ago, another viral phenomenon started taking over the Internet: The Ice Bucket Challenge. While everybody should applaud the charitable motive behind it, I was tired of seeing foolish narcissists pouring ice water over their head and posting a video...
By Miles Zornig
on 09/11/14 Comments Off on Ice Bucket Challenge: Entering a new era of viral fundraising
The following report is the outcome of two three hour sessions held in the context of the New Media course “Critical Media Art”, exploring the ideas and practices of ‘tactical media‘, in particular the use of viral tactics by...
By Daniel de Zeeuw
on 02/19/12 Comments Off on Lessons in anti-security: tactical media and viral art