Inspired by infection simulation during the pandemic, Petri. Vista is a complex system that simulates human phenomena with autonomous agents. When they interact with each other, digital creatures are triggered by different events and their memories, leading to an aerial view of the cityscape inside a digital petri dish.

Likewise, humans begin with cells; the agents begin with a dot and grow into different shapes which depend on their DNA. Rely on how they explore and learn from the surroundings, they will create buildings, give births, get infected or relocate their home location. With a proper amounts of time to cultivate, it will disclose the nature of those agents. The audience may analyze the phenomena to reflect their real-world life.

Lazarus Chan (b. 1996) received his bachelor degree from the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong and his higher diploma from the Hong Kong Art School.