Residual Memory
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Residual Memory


64 computer chips, agar,
glass, bug lights, sand
18´ x 10" x 35´
1993


Sixty-four discarded CPU chips from Silicon Valley, planted in an agar nutrient, became the source of flourishing biological residue. These two forms of memory - one organic, one inorganic - grew together for a number of weeks until they appeared to be one.