How long does a meme last, really?
On her Tumblr, Benjameme, she shares her works of art based on online sensations.
The site is named after Walter Benjamin, an art theorist who thought that reproductions of artworks degraded the value of the original.
Kaelin's work kind of goes in the other direction. By turning something she says is by definition "reproducible, shareable and recognizable" into a unique work of original art, she creates a new kind of value.
You can see more of her work at LaurenKaelin.com.
Via ABC News
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