From the moment the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital’s nurses and patients unveiled their version of Sara Bareilles’ song “Brave,” it was sure to go viral. But Brittany Bloemke and Natalie Snyder never knew it would be this big.
Much like the cat who came back the very next day, the phenomenally popular Internet Cat Video Festival will be making its return to the hill behind the Walker Art Center this summer. Doesn’t that just make you purr?
We know now that cats have at least two lives, since the Walker Art Center announced it will be reprising its wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival this year.
The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis tested the boundaries of legitimate art with a film festival devoted to the online cat videos that pervade YouTube and social networks.
There are those who might say that for the Walker Art Center to devote its attention to viral cat videos is to throw all acceptable standards of artistry into the litter box. Those people are, at best, dog people.
Were you a fan of the new Old Spice commercials? How about “Cat Drives a Tractor”? Videogum has compiled a collection of the best viral videos of 2010.