Project Description

Profile of glitch artist John Bumstead who makes art from broken computers and runs his own business fixing and refurbishing the machines to give them a second life, either as functional computers/tablets/phones, or works of glitch art.

But perhaps Bumstead’s art is more readily understood today than most. “I have the catch-phrase, ‘I’m the guy who makes artwork with [broken] computers,’” he notes (online you will find, “I fix broken computers by turning them into art”). “I think it resonates with people, because at a low-resolution level it’s really easy to understand.”

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