the metaversal scream
The image tearing is a glitch. I love glitches. They were easy to create in the early days of computer imaging but are now almost impossible to find. Luckily there's Second Life, which is full of them.
This is from a capture taken in Second Life at an art opening at the Metaverse Gallery.
And here's one from back in the day, made by crashing Photoshop: