Agenbite of inwit image

This is a Julia set fractal that was recoloured in Photoshop. 'Agenbite of inwit' is an old English phrase referring to the bite of conscience. One of the characters in the Wandering Rocks chapter of Ulysses feels an agenbite of inwit after having thoughts about another character. Often pins of guilt are felt in relation to thinking about other people, and this became the context for having the proximity of the audience change patterns of lights flashing behind the above image. The individual sequences were random, but the pattern speed was dependent on how close the audience were to the art work.

Relating emotions with maths in a visual way was intriguing, and has come to typify the way I think of the world - as an integrated system. Next