I had a musical education, so I happen to know quite well the types of experimentation that crossed the history of music – such as prepared piano, circuit bending, or analog re-sampling.
I did not know the same could happen in the visual field. I always thought video experimentation to be a phenomenon relatively limited to the analog field – Welles’ wide-angle, Kubrick’s astronomical lenses – or to the digital field – the cgi-verse, or the post-production phase.
Instead, while I work on live visuals, I’m starting to discover that there is a borderline, less clear and much wider than it may seem: the visual glitch art. (more…)