The world of art is rapidly changing, and the rise of NFTs is transforming the way we perceive and experience art. Shavonne Wong’s latest exhibition, “The Ties That Bind,” is an excellent example of this transformation. The exhibition is filled with interactive dynamic NFTs that are not only aesthetically beautiful but also conceptually strong and innovative.
…This whole project came from me wanting to do a solo exhibition, deciding not to wait around for a gallery to offer it to me and planning one on my own. these were the works I created for it!
Wong, an artist who believes in using technology to take art concepts to the next level, has partnered with Transient Labs to bring her dreams to life. Each piece in the exhibition provides a unique experience that is bound to resonate with everyone. Let’s take a closer look at some of the standout pieces in the exhibition.
The Weight of the World
“The Weight of the World” is Wong’s first timed-edition piece, created especially for her solo exhibition in collaboration with Transient Labs. The piece changes according to the number of pieces sold, making it a truly unique experience. The work is a commentary on the weight of responsibility that we all carry, and as more people purchase the piece, the weight becomes heavier, and the visuals change accordingly.
The Duality of ETH
“The Duality of ETH” is another innovative piece in the exhibition that dynamically shifts based on the traffic on the Ethereum blockchain. Wong personifies the blockchain, exploring its personality and characteristics. As the blockchain becomes busier, the visuals in the piece become more chaotic, representing the blockchain’s complexity and interconnectivity.
The Invisible March of Time
“The Invisible March of Time” is a project that explores the passage of time and the inevitability of change. The artwork is unique because it is directly connected to Wong as the artist – it will age along with her. The visuals change based on Wong’s age, making it a deeply personal and intimate piece.
Beyond the Surface
“Beyond the Surface” is Wong’s first artwork that not only has a physical component but also includes an AR feature and is a dynamic NFT. The piece allows viewers to interact with the work through the device it’s being viewed on, creating a truly immersive experience.
One of Wong’s personal favorites from the exhibition is “In Suspension.” The piece changes based on how long a viewer has watched it on their device, making it a more somber and introspective piece. As viewers engage with the artwork, the speed of light changes dynamically based on the length of time they spend with it.
Each piece in “The Ties That Bind” is a unique and innovative work of art that you won’t find anywhere else. Wong’s labor of love is evident in every aspect of the exhibition, from the concept to the execution. The rise of NFTs has enabled artists like Wong to push the boundaries of traditional art and create truly immersive and interactive experiences for their audiences. “The Ties That Bind” is a must-see for anyone interested in the future of art and technology.
1/ "The Ties That Bind" is filled with interactive dynamic NFTs that are aesthetically beautiful, conceptually strong and, dare I say it, truly innovative. ✨
Each piece provides an unique experience that's bound to resonate with everyone. See for yourself!
— ˗ˏˋ Shavonne Wong ˎˊ˗ ✨(NFT Asia/Bloom) (@shavonnewong_) March 20, 2023
About Shavonne Wong
Shavonne Wong is a talented award-winning fashion photographer with over a decade of experience in the industry. She started her career as a self-taught photographer with only passion, a diploma in IT, and a lot of determination. Today, she has built an impressive portfolio of work and is an ambassador (X-Photographer) for Fujifilm. Shavonne has also been recognized as one of the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia for 2020 and writes for one of the largest photography community websites globally, Fstoppers.
Although based in Singapore, Shavonne has worked with clients and shot in various locations worldwide, including London, New York, Israel, Hong Kong, Philippines, and Indonesia. She has collaborated with well-known brands like Sephora, Lancôme, and Cosmopolitan HK, among others. Shavonne has also been a returning guest photographer on Asia’s Next Top Model and has had the opportunity to work with high-profile figures like Billy Porter, Rob Raco, Chelsea Talmadge, and Tan Kheng Hua.
Shavonne draws inspiration from everyday life, whether it’s the food she eats or the places she travels. She strives to capture images that tell a story and give viewers a glimpse into someone else’s world. She loves working with adventurous clients who challenge her to push the boundaries of their project concepts. Shavonne has also created a unique set of work that blends photography and video, called Living Stills.
Apart from being an accomplished photographer, Shavonne has a few lesser-known skills and interests. She is proficient in the art of Asian-squatting-while-shooting, has an appetite for fried insects, and practices and instructs Krav Maga, an Israeli form of self-defense.
Her work has been featured in Vogue Germany, Cosmopolitan HK Magazine, Glamour South Africa, Female Malaysia, Marie Claire Lower Gulf, Cleo Malaysia, The Singapore’s Women Weekly, Metropop HK Magazine, Her World Brides Magazine, Lucy Magazine, and Alexis Magazine.
With her passion for photography and her willingness to push the boundaries of creativity, Shavonne Wong is definitely an artist to watch out for. If you’re interested in working with her or seeing more of her work, you can reach out to her via email at email@example.com or follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/shavonnewong_.