“Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ― Leo Tolstoy
Math is the universal language of nature. Math always charms me. In this Maurer Rose experiment, I connected the parameters of the formula generating various rose patterns with the Audio features. The result is delightful.
A discreet, computational model which have proved as a useful representation of general models and dynamic behavior of a system. A Cellular Automaton is a system of "cells" with some temporal and spatial rules to enable or disable a cell.
Physarum polycephalum is a unicellular multinucleate organism.
An agent or organism move in the space:
(1) to search a maximal area
(2) to optimize transport distance.
This explains the tantalizing behavior of growth, movement and area reduction.
Reference: Jeff John's Paper
Space is beautiful at every scale of observation. Galaxies are one such celestial entity. Complex yet in order. I used Unity's VFX Graph to build cosmic visual effects which are connected with the features of audio.
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These explorations are the outcome of the style research for an ongoing project about Lyme disease. The immersive documentary features the story of Vicki Logan, an inspiration and a critical patient in the history of Lyme disease research. Visual representation of Vicki Logan was a challenge in itself. One thing we knew was about not using digital waveforms or a soul of the past. She was a human being.
For these experiments, I developed a tool in Unity to bind the parameters to the VFX graph and other properties of the gameobject. It is open-source and available for anyone to use or contribute on GitHub.