Beyond Selfies

The “art” of Instagram has its admirers and its detractors. While some say it waters down the craft of photography, lowering the value of the medium as a whole, others would counter that availability creates a more photo-appreciative world. There’s a new show opening Friday that celebrates the filtered square in One By One, an all-Instagram art show. Happening at creative thinkspace WELD (2410 Farrington St.), the exhibition features a whole photoroll’s worth of locally active ’grammers, thanks to photo-collecting meet-up site instadfw.com. Go feel inspired to do more than your standard selfie-kissie-face-friend-tag set on Mayfair, and see what others are using to fill out their squares. The opening runs from 7 to 11 p.m. and it’s free to attend. Since there’ll be live music and an open bar, go ahead and drink until everything looks watermarked. Register in advance at lyftdallas.eventbrite.com.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013

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