An owl stealthily breaks through a matrix mesh without disturbing it, and looks up to the moon as a thin scattering of wispy clouds stretch across it.
After working a few years as a designer on a night shift, I created a guide to help others survive unusual working patterns, and illustrated this piece as the cover, using thousand of individual cells carefully twisted into dynamic relationships by hand. It was an early piece in 2002, one of the first experiments using a computer to achieve complex detail, and then re-imagined for 2017.
She is the Energy of Life, moving while collected as an owl, before again becoming the potential returned to the cosmos, to take other shapes within other shapes and other shapes, again and again. The atoms before the owl will be the atoms after the owl.