For this project, I want to take meaningful analog objects, transform them digitally, and then print them back out to analog. I will be taking old photos, some photos, some polaroids, and scanning them back into the computer. I want to scan in old photos as opposed to just using digital photos because I like the gritty, soft, and old timey quality of scanned images, and it also serves as the analog aspect of my project. Then, once the images are scanned in, I will be editing them using softwares that help create glitch art. The reason I want to glitch the old photos is because glitchy signifies that something is not working or functioning, and because these photos are take from the past and focus on people and places that don't exist anymore, I think glitching them and altering them seems appropriate. I also like the idea of taking old personal memories and giving them a digital makeover, because some old photos are lost and forgotten, or rendered uninteresting or unimportant, so my aim is to give old photos new life and visual interest. I also want to stay true to my personal aesthetic, so the super saturated, colorful, hippy/trippy images will fit into that as well, and I also like to explore themes of time, space, color, and distortion of reality, which will be evident through my reworked images. The first below is one image I have worked so far, and the rest are inspiration images, which allude to the direction I aim to go in and the visual aesthetic i'm looking to achieve.
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