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Mind Maze #27
Parse/Error

https://www.parseerror.net/portfolio/mind-maze/

Mind Maze is a contemplative and meditative experience, a wandering above an ever changing labyrinth, a cryptic message scrolling endlessly. Mind Maze explores the relationship between mindset and worldview, drawing parallels between communication and mental health, especially in these troubled times.

With strong references to the labyrinth metaphor, but also borders, cities and calligraphy, Mind Maze plays with shapes, colors and movements to create an infinite space reflecting our need to explore and find answers, but also the endless expanse of our doubts, and the barriers constituted by our language and our cultural constructions.

As often in my work, this piece is inspired by the hypnotizing movements of nature, trying to make an organic feeling emerge from cold geometry shapes. A reflection on how a host of independent, autonomous, different elements can come together to form a whole, a new coherent entity.

Mind Maze is also my genesis piece on the Etherum blockchain, which means it’s my first NFT project offered on this blockchain. It’s written in Javascript using the ThreeJs library. It makes extensive use of GPU instancing, via custom shaders, to be able to draw and animate all the shapes in an optimized way.

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license: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

collection: factory

owned by: 0x9fdd10

library: threejs

feature
value
FOV
41.46%
FlySpeed
51.22%
Instances
21.95%
Thickness
29.27%
NumberOfShapes
39.02%
ShapeOne
24.39%
ShapeTwo
21.95%
ShapeThree
24.39%
GradientOne
7.32%
GradientTwo
12.20%
GradientThree
48.78%
Transparency
36.59%
LightColor
4.88%
FogColor
7.32%
AmbiantLight
34.15%
Wave
21.95%
WaveStrength
48.78%
Chaos
39.02%
RotationSpeed
39.02%
RotationDir
51.22%

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2500

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Neon

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Polarity

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Medium

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Medium

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