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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Aggregate of Hope Audiovisual Installation Preview

My installation Aggregate of Hope is a visualization of the 24hr Bitcoin exchange rate trendline. The artwork is a 1.5-year spanning video-based project built on JavaScript, HTML and consists of 51 cloud videos. I recorded these videos on 51 different passenger flights in reference to the critical 51% threshold of independent nodes that guarantees the…

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I created the Imaginary Diagrams painting series for the group exhibition Expo aux Puces. Sherbrooke artist Vincent Arnold curated the show, which was held at the Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise Dunn in Sherbrooke, QC, in February 2019. Imaginary Diagrams consists of ten small acrylics-on-paper paintings, six of which I animated later on. Therefore, it is both a physical and…

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Interviewed by CryptonNews.com Crypto Artist Martin Lukas Ostachowski

Last November, I got interviewed by David Nathan of CryptoNews.com during the Printemps Numérique Blockchain Conference at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. The interview was published on the French channel of CryptoNews.com in December. You can read the original interview in French: Martin Lukas Ostachowski : faire de l’art avec la blockchain or…

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Introducing Montreal to Crypto Art - Printemps Numérique #intersections VOL.9: Blockchain ... from Promises to Applications

Printemps Numérique #intersections VOL.9: Blockchain, from Promises to Applications Last November, Printemps Numérique (Digital Spring) held the 9th edition of their #intersections event at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. This event promotes digital transformation issues and connects digital creatives with other industries. In this edition, Printemps Numérique focused entirely on Blockchain technology, its…

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