FOREST VIRUS

March to October 2019

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Digital Forest, March 2019, (screenshot of work in progress on Unity)

Making a digital forest in Unity which viewers could walk through using a virtual reality headset. 

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Digital Forest, March 2019, (screenshot of work in progress on Unity)

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Digital Forest, April 2019 (camera photographs of virtual forest in Unity)

File corrupted and glitches appeared inside the forest...

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Digital Forest, April 2019  (camera photographs of Unity software glitching)

Merged with quotes from an article about the forest's communication system, which continually compared it to the internet

Trees warn each other of danger by sending electrical signals across a fungal network which biologists are calling the the “Wood Wide Web".

Trees even have their  own version of cybercrime

- 'Plants Talk to Eachother Using an Internet of Fungus'

by Nic Fleming,

November 2014.

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Forest Virus, September 2019 (screenshots of video)

The subtitles occasionally slip into folklore as though delirious with the 'virus' they describe...

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Screenshots of Forest Virus Documentary, September 2019

FOREST VIRUS FILM

September 2019

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Forest Virus displayed at Kingston School of Art, September 2019

Subtitles alternated between each TV, imitating a conversation.

This inspired 'Wood Wide Web'

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