The role of the artist is to find deep personal experiences and ways of relating and share them with others. It’s to be the mirror that much of our society – with its constant consumer blitz – is not.
Scott Draves is the brains behind the crowdsourced
iterative screensaver known as the Electric Sheep, a continually
evolving abstract animation with over 450,000 participants. Individual Sheep animations are voted on by
participants; the more popular sheep live longer and reproduce
according to a genetic algorithm with mutation and cross-over.