Johnny Misheff http://wlrn.org en How Fine Art Meets Internet Culture In Wynwood During Art Basel http://wlrn.org/post/how-fine-art-meets-internet-culture-wynwood-during-art-basel <p>Remember those unsettling&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/dancing-baby-gif" style="color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline;">dancing babies</a>? The ones that got passed around the Internet in the days before social media and eventually made their way onto the Fox TV show,&nbsp;<em>Ally McBeal</em>? Those were GIFs. &nbsp;</p><p>GIF stands for <em>graphics interchange format</em>. It's a series of still images, looped --&nbsp;&nbsp;and last month, after 25 years of existence, it was named the Oxford English Dictionary 2012 American <a href="http://www.dailydot.com/news/gif-oxford-american-dictionary-word-year/">word of the year</a>.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman 5620 at http://wlrn.org How Fine Art Meets Internet Culture In Wynwood During Art Basel