Hidden Artists – How Fanfiction and Fanart Inspire People

Hidden Artists – How Fanfiction and Fanart Inspire People.

Fanfiction and fanart has always been part of fan cultures, but it is clear that the Internet gave storytellers and artists a new platform and readers and admirers a far more easy access to those works. It gave fanart in all its forms a greater visibility. Before that the stories and sketches were mainly shared in real small circles of friends.

The special thing about fanart: it connects people – across borders, across continents. Even though they have completely different cultural backgrounds, they share a love for the same things: movies, series or books. It is completely breath taking to see how people on the Internet connect, share jokes, cry and laugh together and sometimes even unite in hatred against a certain character or a certain plot…

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