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time-lapse video
3 lcd panels, aluminum frame
15" x 60" x 3", 20 min. loop

A third project with the slime mold physarum polycephalum, this one is a simple ode to the incredible beauty of its color and growth patterns. Using non-toxic dyes, I tinted the agar that the slime mold is growing on, and then taped its growth using time-lapse digital video. The agars spanned a wide range of colors, and sometimes changed the color of the slime itself. Each growth sequence represents anywhere from five hours to a day and a half. The final piece has three separately edited sequences playing side by side.

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