In 2007 we create an animation by feeding our new FormGrow system with information derived from real DNA, information which is also used by nature when creating proteins.
The History of Species was presented at a Sketch session, part of our contribution “From DNA to 3D Organic Art” at SIGGRAPH’07 in San Diego, California.
Early Mutators years
In the early days when William and Stephen were pioneering the use of genetics in the creation of art forms, a number of ground breaking animations were produced; a few samples follow (TBC):
The video installation “Organic Television” was shown at The Royal Festival Hall in London in 1994.
and the related
The Evolution of Form
by William Latham and Stephen Todd, from 1989-90; work done at IBM UK Research Labs. Details of sotware can be found in the book: Evolutionary Art and Computers, Academic Press, 1992.
The Process of Evolution
clip from 1989, by William Latham and Stephen Todd, using the old software platform described in the book: Evolutionary Art and Computers, Academic Press, 1992.