Glitch / Deformation (Rosa Menkman / Steina and Woody Vasulka)

An Informal Catalogue of Slit-Scan Video Artworks and Research. Compiled by Golan Levin.

http://www.flong.com/texts/lists/slit_scan/

3D timelapse slitscan

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selected sentences from reading –

“Beneath our eyes there is being solved the most complex problem of culture: utilitarian form becomes pure creative form.”

A glitch is a mess that is a moment, a possibility to glance at software’s inner structure, whether it is a mechanism of data compression or HTML code.

A glitch is stunning. It appears as a temporary replacement of some boring conventional surface; as a crazy and dangerous momentum (Will the computer come back to “normal”? Will data be lost?) that breaks the expected flow.

more reading – Rosa Menkman ‘A Vernacular of file formats’: https://www.slideshare.net/r00s/rosa-menkman-a-vernacular-of-file-formats-4923967

lines (try to work with web GL) : https://editor.p5js.org/hellonun/sketches/oI3UYiwzw

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delay (save frames) : https://editor.p5js.org/hellonun/present/mtj28ttGe

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