There’s no real reason why kittens are king of the meme – they just are. So to celebrate this we’ve organised the monthly meet-up #KittenCamp – where we share memes, drink beers and dress up as cats (my favorite’s Jess from Postman Pat).
Ignoring the cat costumes, here’s a taste of some of the memes from this month’s #KittenCamp:
Standing cat (via Know Your Meme)
Augmented Reality 1.0 – Urban Landscape Hacking
(AR) has become a massive internet meme format in its own right over the last 12 months, with one of the best examples being Iron Man 2′s recent AR effort.
However, it’s always nice to see technology eating itself and going
back to basics. Augmented reality 1.0 does exactly this by hacking
reality the old school way – using objects, photos and even pencils.
Michael Hughes was one of the first on the scene with this analogue
approach to augmenting reality by replacing iconic landmarks with cheap
souvenir replicas. This analogue landscape hacking meme has now spread,
with a trend towards mashing up old photos into street scenes, and
pencil sketches . All proof that analogue can often do memes better
than digital . . . [Thanks to Brain Pickings for this tip].
In the fantasy world of an awesome and cartooned internet nothing holds more awesomenimity than a unicorn. Confirmed by Dallas Clayton’s very awesome book.
Serenading Unicorn is the latest addition to the unicorn meme. One we’re pretty certain that Charlie the Unicorn really brought to the fore:
So if you like memes, come to our next #KittenCamp in Soho, on the 8th June. Visit our site for more info . . .