Floccugraph
Floccugraph (1999). In this interactive software artwork, filaments drawn by the user are buffeted by forces derived from a hidden but underlying photograph. Light-colored filaments are attracted to bright regions of the photograph, while dark filaments are attracted to dark regions. I used these simple rules to coalesce piles of casual scribbles into several portraits of my colleagues. The results are wispy, organic and sometimes unsettling transformations: chiaroscuros in hair.
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