Artist Uses Crickets To Create Computer-Generated Drawings [Video]

Artist Uses Crickets To Create Computer-Generated Drawings [Video]
Design

New media artist Harvey Moon created a machine that uses algorithms to render the movement of bugs.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 1 july 2013

If you have ever wondered what kind of work of art a cricket can make, you can stop wondering thanks to the Drawing Machine created by photographer and new media artist Harvey Moon.

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The Drawing Machine uses algorithms to create drawings based on the movements of the cricket. For Moon’s project, which he has dubbed Bugs Draw For Me, a camera tracked the movements of the cricket and the Drawing Machine interpreted them on to paper.

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