“No thoughts, head empty” Would digital disconnection be a utopia?
Immersed in the digital vortex, we look at some ideas about silence and taking refuge from the noise of the internet.
“Te quiero ride como a mi bike”: what if we weren’t afraid of the cringe police?
Begoña Gómez Urzaiz
How do we process feelings of cringe and fear of ridicule in times of hyper-exposure to social media?
Snack Culture and Virality
The short and fragmented formats that succeed on social media make decontextualisation one of the cornerstones of today’s digital culture.
The Golden Age of Memes
During the pandemic, memes have offered a way to cope with the crisis and weave a collective narrative.
Memes as digital crafts
Felipe G. Gil
A democratic source of collective creativity, memes define our digital culture through transformative practices.
Dank memes: the reaction to an unliveable Internet
Emerging from the dawn of the first Internet, today dank memes can be understood as an absurd expression that condenses the spirt of our times and as an expression of fury that boycotts the marketing logic of the Internet.
Memes and Strange Politics
Emerging from the tension between the political and politics is a form of aesthetic expression that renews the debate in the public sphere.