It accentuates the beauty and intricate nature of these environmentally responsible materials. In making the video they used digital methods to reveal the biopolymers’ hidden and subtle qualities. They photographed the biopolymers under microscope and animated the imagery using generative computer processing. The video artwork’s soundtrack was developed from a fusion of electronic sounds and intricate audio recordings of organic materials. This involved hydrophones, contact mics and field recordings.
In using a fusion of digital and organic materials and working processes PluginHUMAN invited audiences to experience aspects of nature that are not perceptible without the use of specialist technological equipment. They revealed hidden qualities of an organic material that can be used as a replacement for commercial plastics, and can help achieve a carbon negative future.