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Animals of Flowers, Symbiotic Lives II

teamLab, 2017, Interactive Digital Installation, Sound: Hideaki Takahashi

Animals of Flowers, Symbiotic Lives II

teamLab, 2017, Interactive Digital Installation, Sound: Hideaki Takahashi

Seasonal flowers bloom while slowly changing. Animals are born from those flowers. The flowers continue to bloom and die in an eternal cycle, forming the shapes of animals.
When people touch the animals, the flower petals scatter. If people touch the animals too much, all of the flowers will scatter, and the animals will die and fade away.

The artwork is not a pre-recorded image that is played back; it is created by a computer program that continuously renders the work in real time. The interaction between people and the installation causes continuous change in the artwork, so previous visual states can never be replicated, and will never reoccur. The picture at this moment can never be seen again.