A Glitch in the Matrix

Have you ever heard of Glitch Art? Neither had I until Glitch Moment/ums the current exhibition at Furtherfield, which introduces this fascinating and varied aesthetic inspired by faults and malfunctions – the frustrating by-product of technology gone
awry.

Benjamin Gaulon KindleGlitched, 2012. From a series of glitched Kindles donated, found or bought on eBay and signed by the artist.  The generated visuals are unique and permanent.  Glitch art subverts the way in which we are supposed to relate to technology, causing playful, imaginative disruptions. Copyright the artist, reproduced with permission
Benjamin Gaulon KindleGlitched, 2012. From a series of glitched Kindles donated, found or bought on eBay and signed by the artist. The generated visuals are unique and permanent. Glitch art subverts the way in which we are supposed to relate to technology, causing playful, imaginative disruptions. Copyright the artist, reproduced with permission

Benjamin Gaulon, our featured BCS artist this month, has a unique way of considering current information and communication technologies and teasing art from it. Learn more about Glitch Art and this artist here.

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