Monday, 20 September 2010

Work in Progress: Viral II

Top: Viral II, in progress.
Below: Viral II, detail
200cm x 150cm
virus | 'vīrəs |
an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host : [as adj. ] a virus infection.
informal an infection or disease caused by such an agent.
figurative a harmful or corrupting influence : the virus of cruelty that is latent in all human beings.
• (also computer virus) a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data.

data |ˈdatə; 'dātə|
noun [treated as sing. or pl. ]
facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis. See also datum .
Computing the quantities, characters, or symbols on which operations are performed by a computer, being stored and transmitted in the form of electrical signals and recorded on magnetic, optical, or mechanical recording media.
Philosophy things known or assumed as facts, making the basis of reasoning or calculation.