A heaven in a wild flower
"一花一世界" means you can understand the world through a flower, or a flower is a world. The phrase comes from the Flower Adornment Sutra. English poet William Blake also wrote a poem with a similar meaning.
"To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. "
In my understanding, it is a state of mind that is peaceful and open. Even though this world has flaws, it is full of vitality. A flower may be small, but it is a paradise for bees and butterflies. Everyone is also a flower. We just ignore or forget to observe it sometimes.
The artwork is inspired by Chinese porcelain, drawing on the colors of celadon, cloisonné, and Chinese painting. Porcelain, also called china, is a representative of Chinese culture. These vessels are often decorated with flowers and intertwined branches.
I hope to use the traditional Chinese aesthetic impression as the keynote to generate all kinds of unique flower worlds with algorithms.
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Generative art generated by the program based on traditional Chinese aesthetic impressions will be sold as NFT. 256 editions of artwork visuals will be generated the moment you purchase NFT and will be unique to you.
Reva is an algorithmic artist, crypto artist, and computer graphics engineer, born in 1986 in China. She received her MA from the Institute of Computing Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She has worked as an algorithm engineer in the movie-making, VR, and AR industries for 6 years. She self-taught generative art in 2018 and became a freelancer making new media arts. At the beginning of 2020 she stepped into the crypto art space and since then devoted herself to Web3 creating and building. She has established the Crypto Art Mutual Aid Association community and WeirDAO, a decentralized organization for independent crypto artists. Her generative project Through the Window was released on Art Blocks in 2021. She was the first Chinese mainland crypto artist to issue the artwork on Art Blocks. Her artworks have been auctioned in Poly and Yongle and showcased in Art Basel HK 2022.