Fractal Flame Reactor by David Haddad
This interactive output was created live at Art Island Ascension.
"The Flame Reactor combines two fractal flames via a genetic algorithm, renders a hyper-rotation of the child, then prompts participants to choose a breeding partner for that child. In this way, a slowly-mutating lineage will be created over the course of the event. Each mating will take approximately 10 minutes.
The Ember toolchain is by Matt Fremster and the Fractorium community. Seed flames are by b33rheart, plangkye, tatasz, and the Electric Sheep community.
Try it out for yourself here: flamereactor.com