Erin Cross: capstone
The artist's statement: I have been studying online communities that focus on the sharing art. There are many unwritten rules about what type of art to make, who appreciates it, as well as the main ideas behind the work. To really gain further understanding I am participating in an online community that creates imaginary creatures, shares those creations with other artists, and auctions the creatures off to other participants within the community. Not content with merely sharing drawings, the group members create entire worlds and species that they then make elaborate works of art for. My study ...
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