Digital rot is an exploration of digital imagery—imagining the digital as an organic entity. Using common smartphone applications and camera roll photos, the works explore the potential of how digital materials can decompose: overtaken by imperfections, glitches, and time.
Brenton Lim (b. 1998) is an experimental artist, designer, illustrator based in Baltimore, Maryland. He recently concluded studies by recieving a BFA in Digital Art and minoring in Computer Science. Lim explores differences between digital and physical human interaction through digital media. He creates with various digital software including smartphone applications. A theme he is currently exploring is: digital rot – the decomposition of digital images and material.