This is why I love art: Cut and break old games, get art. Easy as that.

Inspired by the slash paintings of Lucio Fontana – Data Spills explores the aesthetic transformations that occur when video game software is cut, spilling program logic into the representational layer.

The works are made by Jeremiah Johnson, one of the people behind the 8bitpeoples-netlabel. Read in detail about the concept at Datacorruption. (via Offworld)

Blog - Date published: May 13, 2009 | 1 Comment

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