monkey see monkey do

exploring the theme 'panic'. we are all susceptible to the spread of ideas, be them good or bad. panic is an excellent example of a bad 'contagious idea'; just seeing people panicking will cause panic, regardless of the initial stimulus.

panic drift

these maps document the spread of panic through time and space.

panic drift

panic drift

panic drift

this concept was adapted to work as an animation. this is an abstract piece that associates chaos with the breakdown of order through imitation. this piece was exhibited at noiselab in manchester city center. to see the full animation click here.

panic drift