Upcoming MakersPlace Launch

I am excited to announce that I have joined the digital art marketplace MakersPlace. This collaboration has been brewing for several months, and I had the chance to meet the founders during Rare Art Festival 2 in Brooklyn, NY last year. On the occasion of this launch, I will release three new digital artworks that…

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Digital Stamping with Python

Ever since I started exploring rubber-stamped paintings at the beginning of the year, I keep thinking of enhancing them digitally. Above all, I wanted to add augmented reality animations to go with the manually stamped pieces. Initially, I created several pieces manually that I connected into a looping sequence. It created a pleasant serene atmosphere…

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The New Normal - Are We All Right or Orwell?

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, a new phrase began to rise through international newspaper and magazine headlines: “the new normal.” This installation with the same name documents the vast scale of repetition priming by the media, defining a new normal on a global level. Wrapped in these headlines, one discovers dystopian scenes unfolding across the world,…

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Lurking BearWhale - New Artwork

My new animation “Lurking BearWhale” explores the continued Bitcoin ownership concentration among few holders and the roots of the blockchain art movement. The artwork consists of aerial photographs manually assembled into collages and references the first Bitcoin market manipulation in October 2014. I first came across the story of the BearWhale when I started researching…

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Cloud Hashes Visualization

My current body of work explores technical blockchain concepts, which I try to visualize for a broader audience. One of the ideas which stuck with me is hashing and its power to verify the integrity of data securely. It inspired this visualization project entitled Cloud Hashes, which I used to introduce visitors to the process of…

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Exploring Rubber Stamps

Since the beginning of the year, I have been exploring stamping, a technique I discovered through Italian artist and friend Mattia Cuttini. If you are familiar with my paper artwork or follow my blog, you might have noticed that I am particularly attracted to techniques with complicated or tedious processes. More often than not, I…

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2019 was an exceptional year for art with many memorable experiences, milestones, and encounters! While I didn’t have time to post frequently, this review summarizes the year’s highlights. I have divided the post into three sections: artworks, exhibitions and publications, press and mentions. 2019 Artworks In preparation for my solo exhibition and encouraged by the…

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Tokenized Cloud Spheres Series

Tokenized Cloud Spheres is an installation of 12 photo collages, based on photos taken on passenger flights across North America. The Cloud Spheres consist of limited-edition archival prints which are linked by augmented reality to digital animations. Each Cloud Sphere recreates a brief moment of an individual flight. Through digital animations connected to physical artworks,…

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Transaction Sender & Recipient Diptych

For my recent solo exhibition, Tropopause Contemplation, I created this diptych entitled Transaction Sender and Transaction Recipient. The diptych served as the first piece of artwork within the show to introduce the visitors to blockchain technology. I wanted to create a painting that visually represents the fundamental concept of blockchain: transactions and the transfer of…

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Milestone - My first Solo Exhibition

Tropopause Contemplation – Blockchain Technology and Inclusive Decentralization Back in 2014, when I first started my art blog, I set myself the target to have a solo exhibition, not knowing at all what it entails. In September 2019, my first solo exhibition entitled Tropopause Contemplation – Blockchain Technology and Inclusive Decentralization took place at the Centre…

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Crypto Art - A Decentralized View

During the past few weeks, I co-authored a position paper on crypto art, a digital art movement technologically linked to the Blockchain. Data scientists Massimo Franceschet (University of Udine) and Giovanni Colavizza (University of Amsterdam) initiated this paper which evolved towards decentralized perspectives of all involved parties on this relatively new subject. These parties include…

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Encrypted Block Cloudscape

My newest artwork entitled Encrypted Block Cloudscape is the first woven painting of a new series: Weaving Algorithms. In this series, I started exploring algorithms through woven painting patterns. In general, an algorithm can be simplified and understood as a set of instructions. It is very comparable to the strict directions one has to follow while weaving patterns…

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