For this drop, world-renowned movement artist and co-founder of the Bloom Collective Hannes Hummel joins forces with story-based NFT artwork curator Not Fungible for its ongoing “Chronicles” collection. Not Fungible has tapped Hummel to create a bit that tells the story of crypto within the yr 2015.
For the Chronicles challenge, Hummel took his inspiration from “Cassette Futurism” — a visible aesthetic harking back to the mid-Nineteen Seventies to late Nineties tech. Apollo-era pc electronics and proto-cell telephone coloration schemes meet off-the-wall experiments with unknown creatures.
Who’s Hannes Hummel?
Hannes Hummel is a German-based interdisciplinary Designer and 3D Artist specializing in up to date imagery. Guided by an explorational design strategy, Hummels’ current creations deal with the mesmerizing complexity of natural buildings recreated digitally. Symmetry, tessellations, and patterns inside patterns seize the fragments of nature. His artworks have been most lately proven at Artwork Basel Miami.
Who’s Not Fungible?
Not Fungible is a story-based NFT artwork curator bringing timeless masterpieces to the artwork business. To assist promote the following technology of artwork curation, Not Fungible runs the artist incubator, gathering the perfect expertise within the area to be taught, have interaction and curate distinctive work. The strands coalesce within the metaverse at Not Fungible’s landmark “Arts Complicated” in Decentraland, residence to unique occasions and the perfect NFT artwork gallery within the business.
What’s the Chronicles collection?
Not Fungible’s inaugural signature collection, “Chronicles,” makes use of beautiful NFTs to recount probably the most iconic moments in crypto. Each bit represents a yr and is a chapter within the guide of crypto historical past. Not Fungible has handpicked among the most proficient inventive minds within the NFT artwork area to discover and contribute to one of many best tales ever informed by means of artwork.
The Drop — September 22, 2022
The Chronicles: 2015
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“Even after working within the crypto & NFT areas for years now, it nonetheless feels generally like a ‘area fiction’ dream to me. As a child rising up within the eighties, certainly one of my favourite (visual-) influences to this present day is sci-fi and cyberpunk. Particularly the “Cassette Futurism” aesthetic — overly difficult digital units, robotics, or retro-futurism is one thing that I wished to include into the paintings.
“Along with that, I’m additionally attempting to problem myself with each new paintings. For this piece, I’ve created a totally functioning ‘mechanical clockwork’ — The Ethereum flower. Every gear is related to a different, and each single a part of the flower relies on one other, identical to a blockchain.
“I actually get pleasure from creating extremely advanced methods like this in my artworks, stuffed with small particulars that only some folks will ever discover. The extra time you spend with my items, the extra particulars you’ll uncover!”
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