A night spent clicking deeper into the digital rabbit hole, clutching at fickle interactive works and embraced by ambient electronica, I discovered ICASEA. A British, Japanese and German collaborative, ICASEA music distribute crunchy and fragmented walls of distortion alongside lush and funky digital beats, all disseminated via digital delivery with occasional vinyl and cassette (yes, […]
When your digital camera brakes and, instead of holiday snaps begins producing glorious lines of incomprehensible colour, do you discard the camera or celebrate its imperfection? Year of the Glitch, by Phillip Stearns, provides 365 days of fractured images exploring glitch art through a broad range of techniques, from the manipulation of code to the […]
Enthralled by the colourful, unpredictable and disjointed imperfections of glitch art, Drew Taylor and I created the AlphbabeNt project: we’d break the 26 characters of the Latin alphabet. Tempered with an unfettered belief in the power of print, we published the collection as a book to force the reader to stop and consider the new […]
Meg Cowell’s haunting dresses rise from the blackened void, revealing their ghostly feminine visage. Expanding on her previous series of photographic works which featured dark and sensuous interpretations of found women’s lingerie, Cowell’s latest series captures elaborate period dresses in their lavish glory.
In the digital world, we place an inordinate emphasis on the broader social implications of Likes, Shares, “bookmarks” and “favourites” – our digital book and catalogue collection. Fish: A Tap Essay is a simple app by Robin Sloan which reminds us of what it means to truly love something — books, music, film, images and […]
With few words and only a handful of gorgeous images, Emily Carroll draws you into her dark lover’s embrace. Stories with promising beginnings follow heroes to melancholy and tragedy. Carroll’s simple linework is brimming with character and her colours inform mood, with frequent flashes of violent red amid the more sombre hues. As a final […]