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I spent some time experimenting with databending and I thought I’d share my results.
Databending is a process where you intentionally corrupt data to induce glitches in an artistic fashion.
I started with this Network poster by James White:
I tried several different methods including hex editing, Wordpad, and Audacity. Here’s what I got:
For more info here’s a bunch of useful links from r/glitch_art on reddit.
How do I create glitch art?
- databending and glitch art primer, part 1: the wordpad effect
- databending and glitch art primer, part 2: sonification
- Glitch art created by ‘databending’
- Databending using Audacity
What else can I use to glitch my files?
What if I break my file and my usual software can’t open it? try the alternate software below