Vestale sous contraintes (exercice ludique en courrier 10) by Yves Trit, Originally from 1992-93. Nudity - watch out! 

Originally a perl program including compressed frames and 3 or 4 lines of code to decompress and play the animation, lost this file but found back an output!

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Sunday 8/17/2014

1993; animation; ascii; χχχ;

ASCII Space by reaktorplayer, 2012. Abstract and eerie.

Saturday 8/16/2014

conversion; 2012; ansi; animation;

ASCII video conversion by Andy Wallace. Interesting choice of font.

Friday 8/15/2014

font; conversion; animation; 2012;

A public service message from 1974 by Godfrey Reggio and Ron Fricke, who later made Koyaanisqatsi. This was shown on prime time TV in USA. Watch it and read more.

A public service message from 1974 by Godfrey Reggio and Ron Fricke, who later made Koyaanisqatsi. This was shown on prime time TV in USA. Watch it and read more.

Thursday 8/14/2014

1974; animation;

Knitoscope Testimonies (2006) by Cat Mazza, via.
An animation in cross stitch of interviews with various individuals working within the labor movement.

Sunday 8/10/2014

textile; 2006; 2000s; cross stitch; embroidery; animation;

ASCII scan from the Sci-Fi movie The Andromeda Strain (1971) by Robert Wise

Sunday 7/20/2014

ascii; film; animation; gif; 1971; 1970s; The Andromeda Strain;

Nice to Meet You by Delaware, 2004. Music & animation for Shockwave. 

Nice to Meet You by Delaware, 2004. Music & animation for Shockwave. 

Friday 7/18/2014

delaware; animation; 2004; japan;

Very ambitious out-of-grid ASCII-animation for maximizing profit, IBM-style. Business intelligence, yo. Downstream. Made by Critica, 2012.

Tuesday 7/15/2014

animation; 2012; advertising; grid;

ATASCII animation by Alan Kirk, 1986. Also uses custom characters.

More info & ATASCII-videos at Break Into Chat.

Sunday 7/13/2014

atari; atascii; animation; 1986;

Real-time video conversion into variable size text blocks by Sebastien Chevren, 2010.

Wednesday 7/9/2014

2010; conversion; animation; size;

Knit for Defense (2012) by CAT MAZZA.
An experimental animation created from knit stitches.

Monday 7/7/2014

knitting; animation; textile; 2010s; 2012;

Jan Dybala ASCII-video for a Charles Bukowski text (?).

Saturday 7/5/2014

conversion; 2010; animation;

Music video by Round Trip Mars for SJD’s Baby You’re Oh So, 2010. Nice combination of video-to-ASCII, illustration and code. 

Tuesday 6/24/2014

2010; conversion; animation; music video;

All displayable Unicode characters, one for each frame. Made by Jörg Piringer. It shows 49571 characters, compared to decodeunicode’s that shows 51,980. Possibly because he only uses one font? (Helvetica)

More info (and free poster)

Monday 6/23/2014

jörg piringer; 2011; unicode; germany; animation;

2 hour video that shows all the 109,242 characters of Unicode 6.0. Made by the decodeunicode crew, apparently independent from the one that Jörg Piringer did.

Sunday 6/22/2014

decodeunicode; 2013; germany; unicode; animation;