“Glitch Art: Pixel Language” — A One-Off Exhibit at Bavan Gallery

Glitches have been haunting people since the inception of computer technology. With the advent and development of gadgets, newer and newer glitches came into existence. They are omnipresent, and there is no way you can avoid them. Like mistakes, they give birth to novel knowledge and experience. If you want to dig even further into the nature of glitches, a one-off art exhibition titled “Glitch Art: Pixel Language” is for you. The exhibit offers viewers a fresh look at digital art and introduces a wider concept of a glitch within the framework of contemporary art media.

“ Glitch Art: Pixel Language “ is an 11-week art exhibition curated by Sadeq Majlesi and Mohammad Ali Famori. It is held at Bavan Gallery in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The visual output of glitch artwork collection became possible thanks to Platform 101, a non-profit and independent artistic institution established with a focus on digital art.

This amazing group video art show features artworks by 27 glitch artists, meticulously selected by the erudite and enthusiastic curators. Among them are works by Abarca, Arezou Ramezani, Diyu Fang, Erfan Ashourian, Franco Palioff, Neda Dastafkan, and many other international and Iranian artists. Each of them transfers an individual and singular meaning of a “glitch” through video, audio, pixel, and other digital motifs. “Glitch Art: Pixel Language” started on December 25 and is on view at the gallery through March 12, 2021.

The visual language of the exhibition is rich and symbolic. Using digital media, the curators have managed to recreate the best possible conditions for revealing the transcendent beauty and aesthetics of glitch artwork and pixel language in particular. Without a doubt, this is a one-of-a-kind exhibit that every appreciator of visual art should visit. So, if you have an opportunity, visit Bavan Gallery in Tehran to enjoy state-of-the-art works and embrace the invaluable experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

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