The Creeping Garden | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | May 25, 2017
entertainment value
The horror-film style scores makes it unnerving when it should just be a fascinating scientific subject. Wonderful time-lapse footage.
genre Documentary
synopsis The Creeping Garden is an independently-produced feature-length documentary, directed by Tim Grabham and Jasper Sharp and with an original soundtrack by Jim O’Rourke, depicting the world of myxomycetes, or plasmodial slime moulds, and the diverse array of research currently being conducted around them. The film boasts stunning original macroscopic time-lapse footage of these overlooked organisms, filmed within its natural habitat and in a controlled laboratory setting, and features interviews with artists, researchers and scientists involved in the fields of the visual arts, music, mycology, computing and robotics to explore ideas of biological-inspired design, emergence theory, unconventional computing and scientific modelling.
lead actors
director Tim Grabham | Jasper Sharp