Tokyo Camera Club Hosts a Social Media Arts Event for Dedicated Fans

By: Jana Pijak - May 29, 2015
References: facebook & spoon-tamago
Tokyo Camera Club is planning to host a Facebook photography exhibition, featuring some of the most striking pieces from its communal arts platform. The Facebook page is Japan's largest online, photo community and features over 300 thousand virtual fans.

Thanks to smartphones and social media channels, sites like Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram have become important platforms for breakthrough photography stars and artists. Tokyo Camera Club is one of these groundbreaking platforms and its upcoming Facebook photography exhibition illustrates the changing face of art in our society.

The platform lets artists post on its wall freely and selects its top picks with the help of a curator committee. In addition to showcasing the work of emerging artists, the platform has already helped launch the successful careers of several photographers.