miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
 
miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
apr 26, 2014

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
all images courtesy of miguel chevalier

 

 

 

digitizing elements found in the natural world, french artist miguel chevalier has generated ‘fractal flowers’ an interactive virtual-reality installation at the museum of modern art of céret. the process is based on the observation of the plant kingdom and its imaginary transposition into a computerized universe. he examines — in a poetic and metaphorical way — the question of the coexisting link existing between nature and artifice while forming an enigmatic dialogue with the visitors.

 

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
a visitor interacts with the experiential design

 

 

the fractal flowers comprise different sizes, colors and shapes, created from autonomous virtual seeds, which grow, fade and react to the audience. flowers stoop like a bow in order to welcome the public into the mysterious virtual garden and evaporate in space like a progressively blurring cloud. chevalier describes, ‘like alice who found herself on the other side of the looking glass, visitors are transported into a magical world, in the heart of a virtual, disproportionate and luxuriant nature’. the installation is part of ‘exhibition artificial paradises 2014’ from now until june 1st, 2014.

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
fractal flowers move and respond to visitors in the space

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
the wall of digital matter digitizes elements found in the natural world

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
interacting with the physical wall of computerized projections 

miguel chevalier generates a virtual reality of fractal flowers
the generative and interactive virtual-reality installation at the museum of modern art of céret

 

project credits:

fractal flowers 2014, miguel chevalier
generative and interactive virtual-reality installation
exhibition artificial paradises 2014, museum of modern art of céret
softwares: cyrille henry and antoine villeret
10 m x 4,50 m
exhibition from 1st of march to 1st of june 2014

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