It consists of an infinite numbers of potential underwater life forms. Each nascent creature looks, moves, and behaves differently while sharing the same procedural morphogenesis.
Cindermedusaeʼs drawing style, resembling the one of an old encyclopedic illustration, has been carefully chosen for this purpose as being adequate to illustrate salient features of the sea creature, its morphology, and fictive species prompting for the observerʼs imagination. The concept and aesthetics of this work are inspired by the book “Kunstformen der Natur” of German biologist, naturalist and artist - Ernst Haeckel, who is responsible for the discovery and taxonomy of thousands of biological species. You can read more about the process in Making Generative Creatures.