The Slime Mould Collective

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August 2009 Blog Posts (1)

The Physarum Experiments: Introduction

My experiments with Physarum polycephalum started in 2008, following an introduction by microbiologist and slime mould enthusiast, Simon Park. I had worked creatively with biological material before (skin organisms, bacteria, seeds) and was initially interested in the idea of a single cell organism working in an organised and cooperative manner. Early experiments offered my pet Physarum different food sources and environmental conditions, and set tasks to test its ability to locate food and… Continue

Added by Heather Barnett on August 28, 2009 at 12:00 — No Comments

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