Swarm paintings

SP008, 2002, acrylic on paper, 33 x 33 cm. Private collecion
SP008 was cover of MIT magazine “Artificial Life” in 2008.
In 2018 the drawing was sold at an auction
SP001, 2002, acrylic on paper, 33 x 33 cm
(the first of the swarm paintings)

The series of drawings, paintings and sculptures based on ‘ant-swarm systems’ designates, in the specific context of artistic recognition and practice, a radical change of paradigm for humanity, through the assumption that life, intelligence and art can be freed from obsolete constraints and preconceptions. In its supposed triviality and naiveté, ‘swarm art’ represents a contribution for understanding the changes in course and to illuminate the fascinating creative explosion about to come. A new vision for a cooperative, co-evolutive and autonomous existence.

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