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A Working Aesthetic: Gli.tc/h Fest 2112

by Sarah Hamilton
The floor of High Concept Labs is littered with confetti from a fabulous event the night before. In the brick and concrete room, about two dozen or so young men and women perch on their plastic folding chairs, all with laptops warming their laps. Three men sit at the front of the room, addressing the group about an issue very dear to everyone in the room: the glitch.  Glitch art is still in an embryonic stage, with many competing histories. Depending on whom you talk to, or read, the glitch aesthetic finds its origins in Cubism, Dadaism, de Stijl, Expressionism, tactical media, and analog/digital... [more]
Posted by Sarah Hamilton on 12/12/12