The Tale of Two Slimes
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Slime Trace

slime mold, agar, oatmeal,
plexiglas, steel
36" x 20" c.
1996

In Slime Trace, drawings are made with living slime by first rendering the lines in flakes of oatmeal, and then waiting for the slime to approach, since oatmeal is a food which the slime is irresistably drawn to consume.
Commissioned by The Exploratorium for Turbulent Landscapes: The Forces that Shape Our World.