An investigation of the topological characteristics of moss.The unique botanical features of moss qualify as a background for the analysis of phenomena which require a topological approach. The characteristics of the growth process are:
- Territorial growth of genetically identical clusters.
- Mutual support of the plantlets of one cluster.
- Clusters have a layered structure. Illustrations by Ingela Viks.
- Stefan Riekeles, Berlin, Germany. Studied audio-visual media technology in Stuttgart, Germany and New Media at the School of Art and Design, Zurich, Switzerland. Programmer and co-curator of transmediale international media art festival Berlin. Graduating in cultural studies and aesthetic theory from the Humboldt-University Berlin.