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Digital artwork - On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form

  • Object:

    Digital artwork

  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    2009 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brown, Daniel (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Software (AS3)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Software illustrating growing flowers. The surface pattern of the petals reflect the myriad of textures seen throughout the V&A's collection

Place of Origin

UK (made)


2009 (made)


Brown, Daniel (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Software (AS3)

Object history note

Work lent to the following exhibitions:
Brown & Son: Art that makes itself
31 March – 31 May 2015
Watermans Arts Centre, London

Scouse Roots: Art that makes itself
8 April - 1 May 2016
FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool

Descriptive line

'On Growth and Form', software (AS3), Daniel Brown, 2009

Labels and date

This is a new work commissioned by the V&A especially for Decode. Here Daniel Brown uses complex mathematical algorithms to make continuously animated flowers. His On Growth and Form series depicts ever-changing and continually growing flowers. The amorphous blooms depicted are inspired by objects in the V&A collection.


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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