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A human look at the parametric aspect of plants.

BYOP (Bring your Own Plants) is a workshop where participants will be invited to bring an interesting plant of their choice depending on its aesthetic appearance and parametric/mathematical aspect.

How could we reduce or recompose the visual aspect of a plant into variable parameters ? How could we make a link between a plant structural composition and a programming language ? How could we (re)value the human observation & measurement vs the one made by machine vision?

After a short theoretical introduction accompanied with references, participants will learn to observe, capture photos and write down parametric instructions of their plant (number of leaves, max/min leaves size, leaves composition, shape/size of stem, general height/width, main colors/patterns etc).

With those instructions, other participants will then try to recreate/represent it by hand (pen/collage) or digitally with the tool of their choice (Processing, 3D, etc). Additionally we also created a small parametric software where people can enter and mix up their plant parameters & images to create as output new hybrid vegetation species.

Laura Perrenoud, Marc Dubois & David Colombini (Fragmentin)

September 28th, 10:00 am

4.T07 (level 7)




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