Robert Henke: Fragile Territories

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in Nantes November 2012

“…Four powerful white laser beams draw a floating white object on a thirty meter wide and six meter high wall in a completely dark hall, slowly evolving shapes, edges and curves of shimmering, pulsating light……

The visual and the auditive component are created in realtime using statistic and stochastic algorithms. As a result, the duration of the work is infinite and it never repeats. Due to the complex nature of the code and its embedded randomness, it is quite impossible to predict future states. However, additional rules within the program ensure that the installation cannot ‘explode’ or ‘fade away’ but instead always swings back into a more or less stable state after it reaches certain boundaries….”

more –> Robert Henke