Peter Broadwell, Rob Myers, Robin Schaufler: Plasm: A Fish Sample




 
  • ©1985, Peter Broadwell and Rob Myers

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Title:


    Plasm: A Fish Sample

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Creation Year:


    1985

Medium:


    Interactive environment

Size:


    6 x 10 feet

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Artist Statement:


    A real-world living room setting, complete with sofa, coffee table, potted palm, and fishing magazines, features a virtual aquarium populated with two species of artificial life forms. An object-based behavior system controls reproduction, predation, and a host of other unexpected activities.


Technical Information:


    Hardware: Silicon Graphics Iris 2400

    Software: Homebrew object-oriented constructs in “C” under Unix


Affiliation of Artist When Artwork Was Created:


    Silicon Graphics Computer Systems, Inc

Sponsors:


    Silicon Graphics Computer Systems, Inc.


Other Information:


    This piece was inspired by Alan Kay’s talk on artificial life forms and simulated ecologies at SIGGRAPH 1984.


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