Hello and welcome!

I am very glad you made it to my private preview and pre sale.
I'll be online from 20:00-00:00 CET tonight.

Please feel free to get in touch via Twitter (@kimasendorf) or Discord (kimasendorf#3468).

Today, the artworks can only be purchased through offers on objkt.com. You can find the link on the artwork's page. I will check the current offers regularly.

Have fun!

Current Auctions

monogrid c8 is on auction at objkt.com (00:00)

Info & Timeline
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Monogrid is a collection of 256 real-time animations minted on the Tezos Blockchain via hic et nunc contracts. All pieces are 1/1 editions and come with a royalty of 16%.

Initially trading will happen via objkt.com offerings. There are links to the offering pages on each artwork.

Please feel free to get in touch via Twitter (@kimasendorf) or Discord (kimasendorf#3468).

 

 

Timeline

10.10.2021 - 20:00 CET Private preview and pre sale with friends and regular collectors.

11.10.2021 - 20:00 CET Official release of the website. Start of public sale with a 24 hours offering window on objkt.com.

12.10.2021 - 20:00 CET Acceptance of all bids from objkt.com, that meet the asking price.

 

 

Browser Tests

The real-time artworks have been tested with the following Browser setups. All tests were passed successfully.

macOS - Chrome, Safari
Windows 10 - Chrome, Firefox, Edge
Ubuntu - Chrome, Firefox
iOS - Safari
Android - Chrome

 

 

Meta Data

Current pricing and ownership data is loaded via the hicdex.com API.

About the Grid
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Each Monogrid artwork gets initialized with a start up algorithm that builds up a set of rectangles and fills them with pixels. The style of the initial filling depends on the position in the main grid.

The first row (#00-0F) starts with a low density pixel grid. The density increases up to the middle row (#70-7F), where the pixel grid converts into a line grid. From the middle (#80-8F) to the bottom (#F0-FF) the density decreases again.
The color balance fades from white on the left column (#00-F0) to black on the right column (#0F-FF).
The complexity of the initial setup is highest in the middle (#77, #78, #87, #88) and gradually reduces to the outside. The dynamic of the animation works in the opposite direction. The simpler the structure, the higher the dynamic of the movement.

There is a set of 16 animations at work. 4 noise based animations, 4 shifting animations, 4 modulo based animation and 4 reset animations, all run in parallel. Each animation selects a rectangle from the initial setup and edits the pixels in this area. The selection process runs independently and animations can overlap which results in a new style of animation.

Kim Asendorf, 2021

 

 

Pricing Scheme

The initial pricing scheme is based on the position in the main grid. There is a tiered pricing system from the outer artworks towards the more rare artworks in the center and the edges of each row and column.

 

 

Keyboard Controls

Use the arrow keys to navigate through the grid.
ENTER = Reload
ESCAPE = Close window
F (Shift+f) = Enter Fullscreen

About the Artist
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Kim Asendorf is a conceptual and visual artist from Germany. His work ranges from online projects and performances to visual art and installations and is highly inspired by Internet culture and technology.

He is widely know for the invention of Pixel Sorting, an image altering algorithm he made Open Source, the creation of file formats as work of art or The First Animated GIF Send Into Deep Space.

Kim's works has been shown at festivals and institutions like Transmediale, ZKM Karlsruhe, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, NCCA Yekaterinburg, Eyebeam, NIMK, LEAP or the Overlapping Biennial Bucharest and at galleries and fairs like Unpainted (Munich), Moving Image Contemporary Art Fair (London), Creation Gallery G8 (Tokyo), Carroll / Fletcher (London), KM Temporaer (Berlin), XPO Gallery (Paris) or The Photographers' Gallery (London) and got honorary mentions and created controversial discussions on major blogs, media and art magazines or television.

Twitter: @kimasendorf
hic et nunc: kimasendorf & asdf
Foundation: @asdf
Discord: kimasendorf#3468

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