internet culture

Art

meet the artist making memes in real life

Tom Galle's art is perfect for your Friday procrastination session.
Juule Kay
11.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dril, the Only Account on Twitter, Has a Book Now

'Dril Official Mr. Ten Years Anniversary Collection' appears to be 420 pages long.
Peter Slattery
8.23.18
contemporary art

These Graphite Sketches Personify the Beautiful Disorder of the Internet

Since high school, Jeanette Hayes has archived hundreds of thousands of images from the surface web.
Antwaun Sargent
6.14.17
Photography

[Premiere] The Artists Making Social Media into Art

This week’s issue of FELT Zine features creepy-cute conceptual artworks by the trio known as TOTOYUYUMOMO.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.29.17
Memes

There’s a Gallery Show Opening in LA That's All About Memes

A Los Angeles gallery features the works of seven meme makers, patiently waiting to get their due as artists.
Cailey Rizzo
1.29.17
Art

An Artist Draws The Entire Internet With Crowd-Sourced Input

Over 200 people contributed suggestions to "Internetopia," including animals doing funny stuff.
Zach Sokol
9.5.16
textile art

Weaving Sexts: Tapestry Artist Threads an Honest Portrait of Female Sexuality

Creators talked to Erin M. Riley about how weaving erotic tapestries helped her learn to love her body.
Francesca Capossela
7.8.16
textile art

Weaving Sexts: Tapestry Artist Threads an Honest Portrait of Female Sexuality

The Creators Project talked to Erin M. Riley about how weaving erotic tapestries helped her learn to love her body.
Francesca Capossela
7.8.16
Stuff

Diving Deep into the NSFW Side of LinkedIn

Ever since the "social network for professionals" changed the way its timeline works, people have started trying to go viral in the hope it'll get them a job.
Thomas Hobbs
5.10.16
Vice Blog

Invasive Social Media Technology Is Everywhere and No One Seems to Care

Excessive porn has desensitized us to graphic sex, and the 24-hour news cycles has numbed us to graphic trauma. But has internet culture, from face swaps to Pepe the Frog, made surrealism normal?
Angus Harrison
4.21.16
Culture

How to Make a Play About Technology as Human as Possible

'Darknet' opens this week at London's Southwark Playhouse. Playwright Rose Lewenstein and director Russell Bender discuss their creative process.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
4.12.16
tech

How a Dog Named Tuna Became Beloved, Rich, and Famous on Instagram

Tuna has over a million followers, a book deal, and a line of merchandise. Grumpy Cat has made her owner nearly $100 million. What makes these monetizable pets so special?
Amelia Dimoldenberg, Photos: Chris Bethell
2.24.16