(2022) ASCII Animation
The ‚Hard Fork‘ is a still frame of a procedural line animation that splits into two forks. The design brief stated that the animation should depict a situation which resembles a Hard Fork:
noun / ‚härd ‚fork /
- A radical change to a computing protocol that makes all previous versions incompatible with the new protocol.
- A new podcast that explores stories from the wild frontier of tech and the future that’s already here.
A custom software written in Processing is generating the appropiate drawing canvas and fills it live with the colors, glyphs and animates the whole in a tack sharp and pixel perfect manner. The „still frame“ for the Cover artwork is therefore only a part of a bigger and looping animation, where each single character is moving. I’ll add some work-in-progress recordings at a later point.