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Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)
Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)

Glitch A.5c.1 (Ed. of 15)

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Glitch is about elements of error: bugs, failures and flaws in a computer program or system that cause it to produce an unexpected result and to behave in unintended ways. Those malfunctions frequently create a variety of weird and extraordinarily graphical effects.

While glitches are phenomena of computational systems, the Glitch-prints are actually made with out-of-date, analog printing equipment: a letterpress cylinder proofing press from 1964, traditional inks and mould-made, cotton paper. While the design templates are one part scripted randomness and one part time-consuming, manual design work, the final printing plates are built with nothing but LEGO-tiles, built brick by brick. Meticulously arranged by hand each layer of LEGO-tiles has been set and printed successively, super-elevating the seemingly stark contrast between analog and digital. Glitch is a representation of code and behavior and a metaphor for life itself: make mistakes, allow for errors to adapt and learn – or don't, and stagnate.

Some details of these prints are faulty by design and feature minor errors. The slight defects and uniqueness of each and every print are beautiful in itself and a direct result of a printing process that embraces imperfection.

Extremely limited: 15 prints per edition (color/design), signed & numbered.

Available versions: Glitch A.5c.1 / Glitch A.5c.2 / Glitch A.5c.3

  • Letterpress print, 5-colors, hand-printed
  • Slow-printed with a cylinder proofing press from 1964
  • Entirely built and printed with original LEGO-tiles
  • 50 x 70 cm (approx. 20 inch by 27,5 inch), fits all standard frames
  • 15 prints per edition (color/design), signed & numbered
  • 5-colors: Gold, Navy, Pale-Blue, Warm-Red, Sand
  • 100% cotton paper from Italy, acid-free, alkaline buffered, archival quality
  • Unframed, ships in a sturdy poster tube

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