Posted by: Tobias | March 23, 2009

Datamoshing

I’m not much of a fan of the new Kanye West album, but the video to his latest single intrigues me. Turns out he uses a novel animation technique called datamoshing in which the compression artifacts of the MPEG codec are purposefully used and exaggerated for artistic effect. Have a look:

COLOURlovers has more examples of the technique at work

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