Thursday, February 9, 2017

Create > MEMES

Create > MEMES


Goal: Create a MEME for each studio activity below.









Create > Ermahgerd Meme


Goal: Create an exclamation using phonetically written captions on a derp image

Concept:  Phonetic dialogues and derp images have expressive qualities

Trigger Mechanisms:  Humor, Creativity, Contemporary Issues

Studio Activity:
Watch > Know Your Meme: Ermahgerd > https://youtu.be/Ggl2voBzeS8     
Create > Ermahgerd Meme

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Create > Face Swap or Face Bomb

Goal: Digitally swap faces of two or more subjects or use one face in a group and swap it for all the others in the image

Concept:  Face swapping and bombing confuse and create dissonance   

Trigger Mechanisms:  Humor, Creativity, Contemporary Issues

Studio Activity:
Read > How to Face Swap in Photoshop > https://goo.gl/4Z0FIy
Watch > How to Face Swap in Photoshop > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0cISpZmhcE     

Create > Face Swap or Face Bomb images
Post > Both the original and the manipulated images to the album.

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Create > Contemporary Meme



Goal: Research and create a meme based on current events

Concept:  A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas with a mimicked humorous theme      

Trigger Mechanisms:  Humor, Creativity, Contemporary Issues

Studio Activity:
Search > http://knowyourmeme.com/ - Internet Meme Database
Search > Contemporary Memes or best memes of 2016-17 etc…
Find > Contemporary issues or current event source material
Create > Remix meme

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