ASCII Space by reaktorplayer, 2012. Abstract and eerie.
Very ambitious out-of-grid ASCII-animation for maximizing profit, IBM-style. Business intelligence, yo. Downstream. Made by Critica, 2012.
Character encoding on the www. Unicode became the most popular standard in 2008 and four years later 60% of all web pages indexed by Google used Unicode. Also interesting to note that Chinese encoding has been doing a sinus wave since 2007.
Demonstrations of Most Complex ASCII Fluid by Yusuke Endoh 2012. The top one is a code calligram, where the code spells out Fluid and then turns itself fluid. Got an honorary mention in the Obfuscated C Code Competition.