The Traveling Salesman
Size Variable (2008)
This is a series of site specific wall paintings based on a canonical optimization problem. The Traveling Salesman Problem is a search for the shortest path visiting a number of locations exactly once. Software solves this problem for a number of random points, and then transforms the result into an image which is visually aleatory and yet coherent. The theory behind this work can be found in the paper "What is Emergence?"