The Revolution Will Be Shared (You Like This)
The social-networking generation has arrived. There are Facebook pages for everything from multinational conglomerate megacorporations to the coffee shop on your corner. There are Twitter feeds for celebrities, nobodies, and escaped snakes. The social networking generation wants to know what is going on (now!); then there at the venue, they want to check in, take a pic of whats there, and share their opinion about it, so several hundred of their closest friends can Like it. The foolish attempt to fight this share-happy, microblogging tsunami wave of impersonal intimacy the wise embrace it. The Museum of Art|Fort Lauderdale (1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is among the wise. It is not only allowing patrons to photograph its latest exhibit, Sight Specific: Explorations in Space, Vision and Sound; its also encouraging them to Facebook, tweet, and visit the artists sites to share their opinions. The nine installations, created by local artists, are themselves comments on the Edward Larrabee Barnes design of the museums very structure, the artists immediate reactions to the building itself. The foray into social networking is part of the MOAFLs ongoing mission to reach out to the wider community (virtual and actual) and become an integral part of the local cultural scene. Sight Specific will be on display through September 4. Visit moafl.org, or call 954-525-5500.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: May 1. Continues through Sept. 4, 2011
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in South Florida, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.
More CALENDAR News
- Bonnet House Lecture Series
Wed., Jul. 1, 6:00pm
Wed., Jul. 1, 6:35pm
Wed., Jul. 1, 8:00pm
Thu., Jul. 2, 10:00am
- An Evening with Paul Anka
- Broward 100 Lecture Series: The Last Train from Key West