Morphing Chaos (2022)
Exhibited and performed at Perception Shift, Union Hall in Denver
Morphing Chaos is a sequence of generative digital organisms that represent ecological connectivity with mutant interactions. The work looks at the spread of a virus to represent interactions of living and nonliving things. The title comes from chaos computing, where chaotic morphing consists of a nonlinear circuit that exhibits chaotic dynamics producing various patterns. Chaos is deterministic, while decay is mostly random at least at the atomic level and above, which means that it is the only randomness we can observe directly. Bringing attention to environmental decay with psychological and sociological constructs of personal and political decay, the morphing and mutating of forms brings an abstract sense of control and containment.