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Does our generation value art? Does art value our generation?

Does our generation value art? Does art value our generation?

Does our generation value art? Does art value our generation?

Alex Lauder

These are photographs of enjoyment. They are 35mm photos of myself and my friends at T in the Park. They are the photographs that I will take out of an old shoe box when I’m 83. And I’ll say, “Don’t we look like we had fun”. Because we did. And how great and how reassuring will that be to know. 

But they are also the photographs that are up now on Facebook for all to look at, like and share. And as much as I want to resent technology. (Because, even as a teenager, I hate the fact that no one can seem to hold a conversation without being distracted by some form of screen.)  I believe it is time we embrace technology in positive way.

So, why can’t these Facebook photos be today’s art?

The internet is a blank canvas available to all. Art should be innovative, accessible and document culture in all of its forms.  My Facebook is my own self-indulgent art gallery filled with photographs of pleasure and enjoyment of life. What if this is the art movement of our generation?

(I hope you find enjoyment in these photographs and attempt to indulge in my bizarre thoughts).

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