- Kelly Milligan
- Microplastics — Odysseys
The miraculous material properties of plastics make them indispensable. Strong, light, durable, inexpensive. Made robust and made to last, they outlast; destructuring perilously slowly into ever smaller pieces. On behalf of the consumer, our aquatic ecosystems suffer the true long-term cost. This system uses a real-time, 2D, rigid body physics engine for composition. Tens of thousands of individual shapes interact, emerging as an unexpected whole.
With roots in creative development in the browser, I translate practical code patterns into algorithmic and generative art: for-print, in-motion, and fully interactive. I aim for organic texture and bold colour. I love results with unexpected form and tech-driven complexity; they push the work beyond what's possible with traditional methods. I brew a mean beer and cook a fine meal. I love...View artist profile