The Aesthetics And Culture Of 8-Bit Art

The Aesthetics And Culture Of 8-Bit Art


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8-bit has permeated all artistic genres, from music to graffiti art. It has a countercultural ethos that has appealed to young creative types everywhere, essentially subverting the notion of technological obsolescence. The Evolution of 8-Bit Art gives viewers a look into a variety of genres, with artists speaking about their motivation to work within the limitations of the medium.

If nothing else, it’s a nice reminder of how much you miss the original Mario and Atari days. [YouTube, PBS via The Verge]