Olga Goriunova is a new media researcher, teacher, and organizer. She is a co- creator of the Readme software art festival series, and a co- organizer of Runme.org software art repository (http://runme.org /).
Alexei Shulgin is an artist, theorist, musician, curator, and photographer. For more
information see http: // www.easylife.org /
In this chapter from Software Studies the author present the concept of glitch. Glitches as visual motifs are getting increasingly more common in pop culture, games and music but artists have been exploring glitch aesthetics for at least two decades.
Besides Skrillex and the occasional glitched image, can you find artworks that incorporates glitches and explores the aesthetic of error?
Glitch festival is an easy starting point
In video art: Monster Movie by Takeshi Murata
In video games: ROM CHECK FAIL by Farbs
In electronic music: Alva Noto