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For artists online, 1,000 photos make a project

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Tabita Jorgensen participates in Anni Holm's "Getting My Name Out There," an online photography project that features people displaying Holm's name all over the world. (By Jacob Nordam Jespersen / Courtesy of Anni Holm)

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Anni Holm displays a sign bearing her name in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago as part of "Getting My Name Out There," an online photography project. **Note small image size: 1500 x 1000 pixels** (Courtesy of Anni Holm)

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Lisbeth Nielsen says participating in Anni Holm's online photography project "Getting My Name Out There" gave her a "thrilling" opportunity to show off her hometown. (By Mitten Ferrar / Courtesy of Anni Holm)

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Bill Wadman launched "365 Portraits" on Jan. 1, vowing to take a different person's portrait each day of 2007, compiling them in an online photography project. (Courtesy of Bill Wadman)

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Bill Wadman photographed Margot Stevenson, an actress, on her 95th birthday as part of "365 Portraits," an online photography project. (Courtesy of Bill Wadman)

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Instead of oil paint smeared on a canvas, artists are using the self-portrait photographs of strangers to make online art--a medium that could change art as we know it.


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