growth rendering device

This system provides light and food in the form of hydroponic solution for the plant. The plant reacts to the device by growing. The device in-turn reacts to the plant by producing a rasterized inkjet drawing of the plant every twenty-four hours. After a new drawing is produced the system scrolls the roll of paper approximately four inches so a new drawing can be produced during the next cycle. This system is allowed to run indefinitely and the final outcome is not predetermined.

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This is an image of growth rendering device installed at the Rochester Art Center. It produced a 50 foot scroll of drawings of a pea plant as it grew, thrived, whithered and died over a 3 month period.

 

 

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