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The Tissue software exposes the movements of thousands of synthetic neural systems. Each line in the image reveals the history of one system's movement. People interact with the software by positioning a group of points on the screen. By positioning and re-positioning the points, an understanding of the total system emerges from the subtle relations between the positional input and the rich visual output.

Tissue is thirty-six archival prints, five pieces of software, and a physical installation. Tissue has been shown at Bitforms, Collision, University of Rhode Island, and the Ars Electronica Center.

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A wooden case houses the software used to generate the prints as well as the interface for interacting with the software.
  In September 2003, a new version of Tissue was installed at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria. Visitors interact with it via the Responsive Window system created by MIT's Responsive Environment group.


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