Most of what you find on this site will be an archive of my work that I have done over the last number of years.

Lined Up Imperfectly

The collection has clothlike qualities but still lies in fundamental structures as we experiment and try to understand the intersection between the rigid and fluid. #1 #2 #3 #4

September 30, 2022 · 1 min · 29 words · Chris Ried

Granular Blocks of Play

I’ve been experimenting with creating blocks or rectangles with various color gradients using the pixelated variations. It is by far a most satisfying when you can then take it and use sin waves to give the edges a little more interesting flow.

March 7, 2022 · 1 min · 42 words · Chris Ried

Celestial Collisions

The following project spanned across 800 editions that were released on FXHash in Dec 2021. Conceptually, this was a meditation on scale and collision. Scale is intuitively misunderstood by humans. We have a poor judgement how big, or how small things really are as we do not have a reference of comparison. It may be due to the fact that these scales are recent discoveries. We have seen stars for millenium, but we have not had a good understanding at their size until… The same goes for really small items....

December 21, 2021 · 2 min · 341 words · Chris Ried

Asemic Palimpsest

Fonts, texts and pens have always been a part of who I am. Much of my growing up years

October 28, 2021 · 1 min · 19 words · Chris Ried

Geometric Meditations

These are some of my favorite things.. the grid and then building an image inside each of the grids has a sense of satisfaction to me. I am not quite sure what that is, but it is quite swell.

October 28, 2021 · 1 min · 39 words · Chris Ried

In the Light

Much of my work will include elements of nature. Simply because I am obsessed by it and it’s where I find the most inspiration and peace in life. In the light is a bit of a play toward that..

October 28, 2021 · 1 min · 39 words · Chris Ried

Dark City

This just reminds me of cities after dark and the lighting that just doesn’t quite have a comfortable effect. These pieces were created to be NFTs on the Tezos blockchain. You can view it on Objkt #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12

September 22, 2021 · 1 min · 48 words · Chris Ried

Like The Emperors Robe

The following generative piece appears like the robe of an emperor. When looking closely, you will find that each square is unique as it builds a web of fabric. You can find the pieces on Objkt

September 12, 2021 · 1 min · 36 words · Chris Ried

Everyday Luxury in Nines

The following generative piece emphasizes a set of 9 illusions all telling a different story. In history, 9 has been signified as a number of divine completeness. However completeness is usually clean and luxuriant, here the image contrasts the everyday messiness of life. Each element of 9 tells a familiar but different story. Can you find yours?

August 18, 2021 · 1 min · 57 words · Chris Ried

End of Summer Reign

The following generative piece imagines the end of summer. These can be found on Objkt

August 16, 2021 · 1 min · 15 words · Chris Ried