Posts Tagged ‘digital art’

Ben Rubin’s San Jose Semaphore

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Perhaps my favourite digital art piece, Ben Rubin’s San José Semaphore. Photo by Peter Elst.

From Ben Rubin’s Vimeo:

San José Semaphore, by artist Ben Rubin, is a permanent public artwork commissioned by Adobe Systems Incorporated in collaboration with the City of San Jose’s Office of Cultural Affair’s Public Art Program.

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Playing with Tradition rug by Richard Hutton

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Textile looms and computers share a common history; Babbage used punch cards in his Difference Engine after seeing a Jacquard loom at work. This carpet by Richard Hutten is called “Playing With Tradition” and it plays on the historical relationship of looms and computers by looking exactly like a digital image that has been pixel-stretched.

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