Inspired by Jamie Boulton’s post on his blog, Question Something, I tried my hand at data bending yesterday.
Bill Carlile at Waldorf Skatepark
John Bernie at Laurel Skatepark
As far as process goes, I used two photographs that I took with my Nikon D-5100. I did initial edits in Lightroom a good while ago and that was about it, until I ran across Jamie Boulton’s article.
After reading a few more articles on data bending and glitch art I revisited these two images. Each image was opened and edited in Audacity, an audio editor, where I applied various effects and saved the results out. I ended up with about 5 glitched versions of each image, which I then composited in Photoshop to get the end results.
Technically these aren’t pure glitch art (I guess?) since I used an image editing program to create the final composites, in addition to data bending with Audacity.
This was a really cool, fun process that I definitely plan to explore further.