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11.15.12 Marina Galperina

‘Sup, glitches? Here’s a very worhtwhile new Kickstarter for GLI.TC/H, an IRL project gathering glitch artists, tech failure enthusiasts, hack culture theorists and “kindred spirits.” It’s “panels/presentations throughout the day and installations and performative share fests in the evenings.” Ooh. Can I come too? Part art exhibition, part symposium that incorporates live, ongoing, online components, the thread-based event isn’t really […]

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09.07.12 Kyle Chayka

Phillip Stearns’s art might look like the results of a messed up Nintendo cartridge or a camera dropped one too many times, and in a way, that’s exactly what it is. It’s just not an accident. […]

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08.10.12 Marina Galperina

“The way that punk music was a reaction to the hyper-polished, commericial rock ‘n’ roll at the time, glitch art is also a reaction to the hyperrealism that is portrayed in contemporary media… […]

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08.10.11 Marina Galperina

It’s no Animal Being Dicks, but the newly reborn Catscan Tumblr is just grand. Even though cats are assholes, here they are, being useful and making art. Just by plopping down on a scanner and smooshing themselves about, these clawed fur bags are creating dynamic, distorted digital images of themselves. Polycythemiac paws. Glitchy heads. Art!!! […]

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06.28.11 Marina Galperina

Swiss artist Andy Denzler’s voyeuristic paintings look like home movie stills, crinkled by VHS tracking static. Yes, video tapes. Remember those? His most recent body of work leans away from his signature monochrome seaside abstractions and features lots of ladies. Less anonymous silhouettes. More bangs and bras. “Surface,” Andy Denzler, May 18 – Jul 2, […]

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12.02.10 Marina Galperina

Belgian artist Nicolas Provost mangles horror film scenes into bits in his video work Long Live the New Flesh. Yup, that’s a Videodrome reference and you can see that and The Shining washed over with crunchy radiant glitches in the clips below. […]

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09.17.09 Will Sherman

On October 8th, Best Buy on Broadway will be hosting a glitch art installation, they just don’t know it yet. For one night only, Borna Sammak, the artist who curated himself into the New Museum, is planning to take over every television in the electronics store for his video display: high-definition video clips deconstructed, then […]

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08.25.09 Will Sherman

Highlighting the upside of computer errors and broken displays, “Glitch: Designing Imperfection” features 132 pages of colorfully broken bits from dozen of artists. Published by Mark Batty for a September release, the book is available at the preorder price of $22. Preview pages from the book of corrupted images after the jump. […]

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