Cutting edge wind predicition is of course done in textish mode, with a rotating slash/dash that varies in thickness. via

More text visualizations here.

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!

more

By Filip De Haes – oldschool ascii artist and member of e.g ACiD and Galza.

Hiroshi Kawano, Untitled, 1972, serigraph from the Art Ex Machina portfolio.

<mthw>

Stephansdom aka St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Vienna) from 1160.
The roof is 111 metres (361 ft) long, and covered by 230,000 glazed tiles. The double-headed eagle that is symbolic of the empire ruled from Vienna by the Habsburg dynasty.

Crystal text-mode! These are called Bismuth Crystals.

source

Teleprinted portrait of Dag Hammarskjöld from 1962. Photo by Jonn Leffmann.

He-man & friends in PETSCII by Mermaid. Released today.

Texttop converts your computer screen into text (coloured block characters) and sends it to you, while you’re on a crappy internet connection somewhere else. Finally you can stream Gangnam Style in the forest! By Thomas Buckley-Houston. h/t: r r mutt

By Christian Lawrence, 2010.

Ivan Alexandrov, via.

Julio Le Parc, acrylic on canvas, 1959. via

Televideo from the Italian TV channel Rai1.

From #teletext to #crosssticth // Thread of Fate by raquel meyers (2014)

Typewriter art by Frederick Carles, 1895. Forgotten pioneer work found by James Ryan.

Made with PETSCII characters and custom colours. By v21:

Incidentally, this is completely inauthentic. The colours I just liked, and it mixes both character sets liberally. Also, it’s a fucking post-process effect in Unity.

Self portrait by Enso, 2013 (via m7kenji)