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Simulated Drawings - Spurious Engravings

Avian Particle System I - III  

Date: 2015 

 Medium: pigment ink on Hahnemühle Turner  

Dimensions: 15 x 26.6 in.  

Edition: 7        

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Based on a HD video of a flock of murmurating birds shot in the Ebro delta. Low res, compression artifacts and image processing turn the birds into a black particle system. Birds, locusts, ants, fish, etc. obey certain rules when they appear in swarms. Yesterday, I read that cells in our bodies move in groups that follow similar rules. Like locusts, the wandering groups of cells reject each other to keep a safe distance from their neighbor, but they also attract each other to effect a most efficient mass migration ...