Novum Design Award


Digital Art and Graphic Design Category



Project Title


Project Function

Art Book

Project Location

San Francisco

Project Tags

Digital art, Language, Code, Sewing

Office Name

Team Members

Shan Xu and Tairan Hao

Office Link


Shan Xu

Project Description

Code is a kind of hard to understand and controlled language, like C++, Java. It's preciseness and order exist in the digital world; in the meantime creates some mystery and tremendous work in the real world—this language, like a Morse Code, tries to translate one word to another meaning. I want to read its content and different meaning, this artwork uses accurate data, and regular pattern created a tangled trajectory, the irony is that the development of technology and data is really orderly what we see on the surface, or hide a chaos?

1. Based on the computer C++ code, output the glitch image, with disturbing emotions playing on the image.

2. Disassembled a physical circuit board to explore the inside information by a physcal way. Scan and print the profile of each unit of the board. Then a sawing machine was used to become an ideal representation of the transportation and communication between the digital units.

3. The most mysterious thing about a circuit board is its information storing and transportation functionality, which was only making sense to engineers before this project. This project discovered a way to reveal its inner sp

Project Link

Image Credits

Shan Xu


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