For centuries, the Chinese have represented the cosmos with four mythical creatures: the Azure Dragon, Black Tortoise, Vermillion Phoenix and White Tiger. The Silver River is a generative art piece which captures this seamless fusion of technology and myth, of science and art, and of old with new.
Still shots from Media Art Nexus, North Spine Plaza
The Silver River is an interactive generative digital art piece made entirely through the use of coding on Processing. It makes use of particles to create an abstract representation of the four mythical beasts in the Chinese cosmos.
Please refer to the OSS links below for more information on my methodology: