Glitch Art and the Surfacing and Smoothing of Code

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Code, Digital Scholarship | No Comments

Glitch art presents an interesting example of a digital code poking through the seemingly-smooth surface of content. This is a uniquely digital art form that methodologically proceeds through the act of breaking the code that produces digital images and videos, with the goal of aestheticizing the digital artifacts and errors that emerge. Glitch art is […]

The Fluid Page

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Code, Digital Scholarship | No Comments

Deep Surface presents an interesting experiment in page design. It is a project, built by artist Stewart Moulthrop, that  seeks to explore what the reading experience would look like if  the page–imagined here as both the page of a book and a webpage–were constructed of “some pliable fluid, like water, so that we could dive gradually […]