On Digital Vandalism of Virtual Mimicry

CR2 Detail

CONTEXT One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. That is also true in the digital world. The celebration of failure and destruction has never been so colorful, enthusiastic and diverse as it is in Glitch Art. The Glitch genre challenges the viewer’s relationship to the virtual realm by disturbing the intended, expected and mainstream consumption of ...

Pixel Apple Salad

Glitch is anit-establisment and anti cookie-cutter-existence, produced from models and systems of control. Glitch opposes sameness, and strives to attack maximum efficiency, which is the ultimate goal in the production of goods in a capitalist society. The occurrence of a Glitch reveals a power struggle between the scenarios of us being in control, and us being ...

Recent Glitches

Nice Day For a Revolution

Here is a sample of my recent experiments with corrupting image files. I'm working on figuring out subject matter/narrative for my final MFA show in April. There is still a long road ahead. Just need to work on taking photos with the right content, and weaving that with the process of glitching/building a meaning. I'm toying ...

Upclose and Glitchy

Amanda Detail

Here is a 'detail' sample from my experiments with data-bending and corrupting image files of the CR2 format (Canon Raw v.2). In these I'm exploring the aesthetic of digital breakdown of photo-realistic imagery where fragmentation, unnatural bright colors, and pixel artifacts are the main visual focus and goal. The result of purposely corrupting a file is ...