A project by Peilian Li
Moisturised Bedtime Stories
is a conceptual installation composed by an AI-interpreted soundtrack of growing mold (fungus) , a children's fairytale book about the growth and death of the mold co-created by the artist and AI.
As mold colonies grow, they release more spores
, contributing to further spread. Furthermore, molds' ability to penetrate and colonize porous surfaces parallels their capacity to break down materials, such as drywall, carpets, or insulation. Just like mold rapidly spreads when provided with a suitable environment of moisture and organic materials, information bombardment in our daily lives resonates poetically and grotesquely with the AI-reinterpreted sound of mold growth. It poses a rhetorical question about the "soundness of information."continue reading here