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The rising trend of glitch art

Creative Visual Art

Most of us are familiar with glitches: an unexpected blast of pixelated, hallucinatory jagged lines spreading across our TVs and computer screens. A digital bug fractures the image we’re looking at and, for a frustrating moment, interrupts the film, game or photograph before it returns to normal.

Glitch art takes temporary pixelations, interruptions and glitches and turns them into visually arresting pieces, questioning the forms and traditions of art using digital techniques.

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  • Tom Maybrier

    I'd love to see artwork that recycles broken/disused electronics to create live, dynamic glitch art.