More LOLcats

If one exhibition about LOLcats wasn’t enough for you, we have news of another cat-centric exhibition, this time featuring a whole host of designers, illustrators and photographers who have created their own take on the LOLcat theme…

If one exhibition about LOLcats wasn’t enough for you, we have news of another cat-centric exhibition, this time featuring a whole host of designers, illustrators and photographers who have created their own take on the LOLcat theme.

Over at The Photographers’ Gallery at the moment is For The LOL of Cats, an exhibition of feline photography that offers a survey of the internet’s ongoing cat memes, and their historical starting points. LOLcat: Teh Exhibishun takes things a step further, collecting together work from various designers, illustrators (work from Murray Somerville shown above) and photographers, all of which has been specially created in response to the LOLcat phenomenon. There’re even contributions from a selection of poets and writers, including Neil Ayres, and Nick Asbury.

There’s a charitable element to the exhibition as well, with 50% of the proceeds going to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Curated by Soapbox & Sons, sponsored by Artefact Picture Frames and hosted by The Framers Gallery in London from January 23 – February 15.



Soon, by Daniel Gray

Biggest Cat in the World, by Manuel Archain

Jezuz Cat, by Delme Rosser

Hypno Kitteh, by Peter Hawkes

Morphism, by Martin Parris

Nyan Cat in Sydney, by Matt Harvey

Keyboard Cat, by Charlie Farncombe

Katnip Cuds, by James McKenzie

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