Thursday, 27 January 2022


A portmanteau of esoteric and programming language that arose in the 1990s by the hacker, coding enthusiast community as a form of artistic expression (see also), Hyperallergic contributor Daniel Temkin offers several points of entry into the conceptual interface that limns the boundaries of software art, communications and instruction that defy through definition the current obsession with non-fungibility as the direction of digital art. The pictured bitmap execution is a rendering of “Hello World” in the above mentioned Piet. Much more to explore with the various categories and movements in the link above.