1990 showcases two circuit bent SNES gaming consoles. Each of these video game consoles have been taken apart and had 26 wires soldered to specific locations on the internal circuitry to produce the distorted visual states seen. You are encouraged to play games on the SNES’s as well as manipulate their glitched states by turning either of the two ‘knobs’ located on the top of each consoles.
Nathan Villicaña-Shaw – Music – MTIID BFA4
Nathan Villicaña-Shaw is a digital artist, composer and creative technologist. He is passionate about engineering, physical computing, interactive technology, music and collaborating with creative people to fabricate amazing experiences for others. He enjoys designing and programming custom interaction hardware and creating synesthetic installation environments that are dynamic, engaging and memorable for their interactees. His work draws inspiration from glitch-art, cybernetics, physics, astrology and information technology. Before he came to CalArts to pursue his BFA in MTIID, where he will be continuing his studies as a graduate student, Nathan hailed from Oakland where he played Bass in various Surf, Punk and Jazz bands. As a builder, maker and digital artist, Nathan is thrilled to be showcasing his work at the 2015 Digital Arts Expo!
More info about Nathan and his work can be found on his website : https://www.bitdeph.com