[ISEA2006] Poster: Stefan Riekeles – on moss: topology of a plant

Poster Statement

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:

  1. Territorial growth of genetically identical clusters.
  2. Mutual support of the plantlets of one cluster.
  3. Clusters have a layered structure. Illustrations by Ingela Viks.
  • Stefan Riekeles, Berlin, Germany.┬áStudied 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.