Wall#4 of the new IFI2 (Department of Computing) building at the University of Oslo is is captured by an electronic parasite
The electronic parasite pattern is an intrusive organism that covers an interior wall of the new computer science building of the University of Oslo. Organs that depict 3 different stages of a life cycle leave tracks that mimic the aesthetics of electronic circuits behind. Each organ is build on a carefully manufactured circuit board that merges with electronic components to synthesize light into sounds. The parasite reveals the core elements of computer science which is taught inside the walls.
Commissioned by the National Foundation of Art in Public Buildings, Norway for the University of Oslo
This influenced the idea of creating a swarm that has an autarkic nature. While the behaviour of the collective is mainly related to the sculptural work of the artist, the appearance of the individual creatures is a reference to his graphic language. The corpuses combine the basic concept of geometric shapes with a very