A.F. Oehmke

A.F. Oehmke

Weekly Columnist, The Internet is Exploding

A.F. Oehmke is an artist, cultural critic, and arts administrator. A Michigan native, Oehmke moved to Baltimore to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art where she was a Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Scholar. As a student at MICA, Oehmke served as an undergraduate representative on the President’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Globalization, in addition to working in the office of Diversity and Intercultural Development, the Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development, and as a teaching assistant for the foundations and art history departments. Apart from BmoreArt, Oehmke has interned at a number of organizations in Baltimore including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Clayworks. She writes the Internet Is Exploding column for BmoreArt. Email her at afoehmke@bmoreart.com.

Stories by A.F. Oehmke
André Leon Talley, Drakeo the Ruler, Zora Neale Hurston, Tonga, Wordle, Joss Whedon, important Zillow finds, and more

Damn.

Gentrification of consciousness, climate change and insects, Michaela Jae Rodriguez, the Bronx Fire, port-a-potties, and more

The internet was sad, and funny, and beautiful this week.

Country music, Whitney Houston, grief and hoodies, remembering Betty White and Sidney Poitier, the Teletubbies, and more

So much has happened on the internet in the past two weeks, and I’m still catching up on year-end highlights and things from December.

The 2021 list of lists!

Highlights: Longreads and essays, those we lost, music, TV, memes and internet culture, and weird websites.