The new face of community

. May 24, 2012.

The vast amount of ever-changing social networks and communities has changed interpersonal relationships by creating new opportunities for friendship and a stage for political action. Internet-based social networking communities are both helping and replacing their traditional physical counterparts. These communities have  evolved from the norm and groups of people are able to identify with a niche lifestyle. Artists use countless methods to create work that addresses, interfaces with, and exists in the exhibition Imagined Communities at The Gallery Project. August 10- September 18. The Gallery Project. 215 South Fourth Ave. 734-997-7012. www.thegalleryproject.com

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