Glitch: Designing Imperfection

Christopher Murphy

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    'Glitch: Designing Imperfection' questions assumptions of perfection and beauty within a digital context in which - theoretically - everything one can create is a perfect, binary realisation. Within this perfect world, the glitch represents a rupture within the contexts of idealised representation, challenging the premise that the digital world is one free from imperfection.With interviews by a number of the world's leading theorists question the nature of the digital image, including Kim Cascone and Angela Lorenz, the book has been featured in, amongst other, design journals Grafik magazine and Eye magazine, and design culture magazine, Wallpaper*.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherMark Batty Publisher
    Number of pages144
    ISBN (Print)978-0979966668
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 28 Sept 2009

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    Reference text: In addition to reviews in Eye, Grafik and Wallpaper*, 'Glitch: Designing Imperfection' is reviewed online extensively, including these reviews:

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    • glitch
    • perfection
    • imperfection
    • design
    • digital art
    • design theory
    • Christopher Murphy


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