Glitches are the frustrating byproduct of technology gone awry. Wildly scrambled images, frozen blue screens, and garbled
sounds signify moments where we want to throw our expensive computer products out the window. Many artists and programmers, however, have embraced these crisis moments and discovered beauty in the glitch. By hacking familiar systems, they intentionally cause glitches, and manipulate them to create art.
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