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Emergent behavior

About the theme of "thinking process"

This represents the emergent behavior within systems. 

I use acrylic paint and paper color tape to create abstract maps that symbolize the interconnectedness of individual parts and their collective impact.

Via the strategic arrangement of color tape and acrylic paint, I convey
the concept of emergent behavior resulting from complex interactions
and relationships between system components.

The color tape visualizes the relationships between parts, while the acrylic paint provides a backdrop for the dynamic interplay of colors and shapes.  

Inspired by systems theory and complexity science, I draw upon the work
of scholars such as Murray Gell-Mann, who introduced the concept of emergent behavior in complex systems.

By incorporating elements of his research into my artistic process, I aim
to visually communicate the underlying principles of emergence and the importance of understanding the relationships between system components
in addressing societal challenges. 

Through abstract maps created with acrylic paint and color tape, I invite viewers to contemplate the interconnectedness of systems and the potential
for emergent behavior to shape our collective experiences.  

As viewers engage with these artistic representations, they are encouraged
to reflect on the broader implications of emergent behavior in various domains, from social dynamics to ecological systems.

Through the interplay of acrylic paint and color tape, I aim to illustrate the complexity and interconnectedness of systems, inviting viewers to consider how individual actions and relationships contribute to larger patterns
of behavior and change.

These abstract maps serve as visual metaphors for the intricate web
of interactions that define our world and the potential for emergent phenomena to drive transformative shifts (source: "The Quark and the Jaguar" by Murray Gell-Mann).     

Details of the series


Material                          Acrylic, color tape
Medium                           Paper 24 x 18 inches
Date                                 2021
Signed and title on the back

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