Kon Trubkovich 'Static' Works. From smartphones to closed-circuit surveillance systems, these days it seems a rare occurrence not to be on camera. But does ubiquitous screen time capture life's details or blur them? Kon Trubkovich, a Russian-born, New York-based artist, has made a name for himself by incorporating video glitches into his paintings. For his "Transmission" series, paintings of paused video stills, capturing glitches and blurry ghosts of images down to the pixel.