Herba Stochita 2022 (21/100)


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Herba Stochita is rendered with an algorithm that simulates organic plant growth. It is in fact a smaller version of Herba Stochia, and is plotted on 10×15 cm size paper.

The pictures are calculated using a generative computer program. Each picture is unique, with many random factors affecting the generation of the image. This collection holds 100 iterations of the plant.

When the computer has calculated how the picture should look like, they are drawn on paper with a plotter holding a Japanese bristle brush pen. The ink used in the pen is made from Icelandic crowberries inspired by an ink recipe from the 17th century. This batch of berries was handpicked in Svarfaðardalur in September of 2022. The color of the image may fade over time. It is recommended to keep the picture away from direct sunlight.

The result is a picture of a plant that is both organic and inorganic in many ways.

The pictures come numbered and signed. Solid oak frame is included. Each individual run of the algorithm is only printed once and never again so each copy is unique.

Additional information

Weight 0,1 kg
Dimensions 15 × 0,4 × 20 cm