On Create Digital Music today, we cover stunningly-complex, if aesthetically very digital, compositions compacted into single lines of C code:
Entire Musical Compositions Made from Just One Line of Code are Glitchy but Musical

It’s in the grand tradition of communities like the demoscene, but features algorithmic invention that has lots of people excited. Friend-of-the-site and Brooklyn-based artist Kyle McDonald naturally takes up the gauntlet to translate the same ideas into imagery, and what we’re left with is an optical artefact (artifice?) of the same idea. The images are quite gorgeous; see above, and the video that inspired them below:

Thanks, Kyle.