Art Growing Wild
a study of mechanical creativity and artistic devices


The visual realm works differently than other artistic media like music or literature. Our minds produce creative interpretations for ambiguity and disorder in visual phenomena but not for sound or writing where such things result in just noise and gibberish. As a result, even relatively simple technologies can be a source of great visual innovation and surprise.

Concepts and Principles

Two kinds of creativity
Mechanical vs intelligent Surrealist art
A comparison of characteristics