Cells of color navigate through an abstract architecture to create an active ecology. As the user defined architecture changes, the autonomous objects redirect their movements, thus modifying the composition.
Short movie on: http://www.groupc.net/2000/cells/movie.html
Web, 600x450 pixels
Still image from a live interaction with the software
A machine for exploring emergent form. D-Cell operates according to laws of simple mathematics but moves as if powered by an elegant and idiosyncratic force. http://www.singlecell.org/cr/
Still image from a live interaction with the software.
Hundreds of edges move through a stark white plane creating and dissolving momentary spaces. Through interaction, the future course of the system is modified.
Small movie: http://www.groupc.net/2000/edge/movie.html
Archival Somerset Velvet 130
32 x 32 inches
A series of six prints documenting the movement of synthetic neural systems. Each line in the image reveals the history of one system's movement as it navigates its environment.
Exposes the movements of synthetic neural systems. People interact with the software by positioning a group of points on the screen. An understanding of the total system emerges from the relations between the positional input and the visual output.
Small Movie: http://reas.com/media/tissue_s.mov
Tissue Type B-00
C.E.B. Reas, Tissue Type B-00, 2002, Archival Epson paper with archival Epson inks, 1 with AP, signed, 11"x14"
Tissue Type B-01
C.E.B. Reas, Tissue Type B-01, 2002, Archival Epson paper with archival Epson inks, 1 with AP, signed, 11"x14"
Tissue Type A-00-02/B00
Archival Epson paper with archival Epson inks
Twenty-eight prints derived from the Tissue software.
Inkjet on Epson Fine Art prints
30 with AP, signed
11 x14 inches
Commisioned by the Ars Electronica Center
A series of eight prints derived from the HairyRed software.