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Today, glitChicago opens at Chicago’s Ukrainian Institute of Art (UIA), featuring 22 glitch artists from around the country. There has been a renaissance of new media art in the Windy City over the last few years, which hosted the GLI.TC/H in 2010 through 2012. Tonight will include live performances from many of the show’s participants, including A. Bill Miller and Nick Kegeyan, […]

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Adam Ferriss creates mesmerizing glitch art, and with his new interactive project Gush, you can become a part of it. (Hint: Move, click, awe.) Gush was built off Andrew Benson’s Flow Cam, to turn your webcam photos into day-glo psychedelia. “While the webcam captures the movements, a generative and evolutive loop gives rise to fluid, glitched-out and distorted […]

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Some delightfully simple Google Maps art from Emilio Vavarella: “Report a Problem,” from the artist’s Google Trilogy, is a 100-image collection of screencapped images of glitches Vavarella found while wandering through Street View. That’s it. Writes Vavarella on his site: “Report a Problem” is the message that appears at the bottom of the Google Street View screen, which allows […]

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Here’s a new generator that allows you to ͋g̈l̑i͗t͓c̫h͉ ͂a͟n̪ỷ ͡t̖e᷿x̫t̳ ͮṣo͠ ͌i̬t̺ ᷅b͊e̸͖͙c͐oͪm̤e᷁sͭ ̦i̦n͎t͝r̿i̔c̞a͈ṫe͢l͝y̘ ̥f̸ục̴k͙eͩd̵ ̶w̓i̴t̘h͗ ̝ ̸̸̝u̸̸᷃n̸̸ͫt̸̸̹i̸̸ͤļ̸̸ ̸̸᷊i̸̸͚t̸̸᷈ ̸̸̇í̸̸s̸̸͈ ̸̸̧c̸̸͕o̸̸̫m̸̸̽p̸̸̮l̸̸̙ȇ̸̸t̸̸̙e̸̸ͮl̸̸᷊y̸̸͈ ̸̸̘u̸̸ͦn̸̸᷄ȑ̸̸e̸̸᷃ă̸̸d̸̸͛a̸̸̠b̸̸̝l̸̸̸e̸̸̅.̸̸̾ ̸̸͎F̶̞͉̅᷄̅᷀̅̅̒̅̈́̅̅̅U̸̖̅̇̅̈́̅̅̒̅̅̅ͦ̅͜N̅̐̅᷃̅́̅̒̅͐̅ͮ̅ͬ̅!̛̅ͩ̅̅͒̅̒̅ͥ̅̍̅͆̅ In recent years, artists such as Glitchr have helped popularize a certain style of “glitch text” that revolves around the use of combining diacritical marks. These marks are highly stackable, and stacking large numbers of […]

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Remember Game Genie? What if, instead of cracking into video games to help you cheat, it turned them into glitched-out pieces of interactive art? That begins to get at the premise behind illucia, a hardware hack from Chris Novello that allows you to get at a game’s guts and screw them around a bit as […]

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Just got a brand-new piece of glitchy furniture and need some knick-knacks to put on top? You could do a lot worse than these pixilated animal sculptures from artist Shawn Smith. Smith, as you may have guessed, is interested in how computers mitigate our perception of the natural world. Everything’s made of wood blocks, to […]

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Digital artist Evan Bech creates these psychedelic visuals by using digital means to replicate a time-worn analog glitch technique: the feedback loop. A program that’s constantly taking screen grabs and generating new images goes haywire as Bech manually moves windows around, creating an effect that evokes both the old Solitaire win screen (thanks, Co.Design) and […]

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Oh my God. Hold me. This is beautiful. Let’s all just look at this gorgeous glitch portrait of the New York Germany-based artist Kim Asendorf who works with experimental “generative strategies, physical computing, data and glitch” and tell me how this is less relevant than Turner. Because it’s not. In 2010, Asendorf coined the term “pixel sorting” — an algorithmic image […]

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In the spirit of Phillip Stearns’ amazing Glitch Textiles, here is artist Benjamin Berg aka Stallio with a series of attractive glitch art throw pillow covers. They are just amazing and beautiful and I would please like all of them right here right now in a giant pile whereupon I shall proceed to jump nudely and deep into the middle […]

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Artist Olivier Ratsi from the visual art collective AntiVJ has broken the United States Presidents into digital bits and strips and Frankensteined them into hybrids. The series Once Upon a Time the Presidents features easily recognizable portraits of American leaders arranged into glitchy collages. This style is crucial to the artist: The glitch process affects the image received by […]

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