Inspired by stories from Chen Qiufan and Kai-Fu Lee's book AI 2041: Ten Visions For Our Future, this project is one of the first cross-medium collaborations between authors and artists. It represents two promising emerging technologies: AI and blockchain.
David Ariew x Tatler China: The Philanthropic Journey of an NFT Artwork
This collaboration marks a milestone: when a still image from David Ariew’s digital artwork Fractal Monarch appears on the cover of Tatler China, it will be the first NFT to do so on a Chinese magazine. TR Lab is honored to launch the digital component of this project.
Transient Eternity—101 Ignitions of Gunpowder Paintings
TR Lab is pleased to introduce the first NFT work by internationally-acclaimed artist Cai Guo-Qiang. The project explores questions surrounding the transience and eternity of the digital age, with his NFTs as the existence of the explosion moment itself—not the videos or photographs with which the instant of ignition was preserved in the traditional sense, or the physical gunpowder painting that was born from the ignition.