by Theodore Watson

Minnow is a playful animated environment where little minnows swim around, chase each other and hunt for food. The surface of the water changes dynamically and readjust itself as you tilt your laptop. Minnow comes as a screensaver for Mac or for Windows. Tilt feature currently Mac only.

System Requirements


Mac OS X 10.5


Intel Core Duo processor


1GB or Higher


3MB of Available Hard-disk Space


OpenGL Required

Internet Access



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Theodore Watson

Theodore Watson is an artist, designer and experimenter whose work is born out of the curiosity and excitement of designing experiences that come alive and invite people to play. Theodore’s work ranges from creating new tools for artistic expression, experimental musical systems, to immersive, interactive environments with full-body interaction. His recent work includes the Graffiti Research Lab's Laser Tag, laser graffiti system and Funky Forest, an immersive interactive ecosystem for young children. Theodore works together with Zachary Lieberman on openFrameworks, which is an open source library for writing creative code in C++.

Theodore Watson's work has been shown at MoMA, Tate Modern, Ars Electronica, The Sundance Film Festival, Res Fest, REMF, Cinekid, Montevideo, OFFF, SHIFT, CHIM, The Creators Series, Deitch Projects, Eyebeam, Pixel Gallery, Museum N8 Amsterdam.