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Nextness Visual Diary | GLITCH

by Nextness published August 16, 2012 posted in Inspiration

Nextness Visual Diary takes a semi-regular look at what’s fascinating us in visual culture. As you can see, we’re still interested in this.

Solar Winds. Created using a prepared Kodak DC3400 2 megapixel digital camera on Year of the Glitch.

Glitch textiles. “These blankets are layered with irony: a digital photographic image, made with an intentionally broken (rewired) camera, is mechanically woven or knit into a photoblanket. In this project, a keepsake for cherishing one’s memories now becomes a platform for fashioning corrupted memory, the cold logic of digital systems into soft, warm blankets.” Back the Kickstarter.

“Glitches are the frustrating byproduct of technology gone awry. Wildly scrambled images, frozen blue screens, and garbled sounds signify moments where we want to throw our expensive computer products out the window. Many artists and programmers, however, have embraced these crisis moments and discovered beauty in the glitch.”

Glitch architecture in Clapton, London.

Gifs of glitches in chain restaurant culture at Food Mosh.

Compression errors.

The label reads: =if(Label=”“,”RMA”,”?”) “This is an Excel function. It also would work in Microsoft Access. The factory is using Excel or Access to store all the logos for the different jeans they make and then print them onto leather. This is what happens when there is a bug in their software.”

Weird glitchy Tumblr design.

Glitches relating to hip hop: Glitch Hop.

Minna Gilligan’s gif self-portraits.

Glitch Embroidery by Nukeme. Clothing with embroidered logos whose sewing machine file has been purposefully corrupted, creating glitched outputs.

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