Representational images created through the selective sizing of an
array of squares. The data for each image is read from an array of
characters generated by an application called BG
Ascii, written by Boris Glazer.
the abstract, block like nature of the representation is intentional
The images used in this
example are the faces of the good natured staff at the Austin
Museum of Digital Art, a diverse collection of geeks and
wizards in Austin, Texas..
Photographic data was captured from low color thumbnails,
around 2k each.
Chris Auger, of AMODA
If you don't recognize the faces, you may be standing too close to
the display. The observation of digitized displays is just another
step in the interpolation process of image information.
A known deficiency exists in the sucking
up of an unrecognized character along the right column. This
is most likely the result of the transfer between file systems.