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Mind Maze #78
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

owned by: 0x0ef4b4

library: threejs

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FOV
38.82%
FlySpeed
52.94%
Instances
9.41%
Thickness
27.06%
NumberOfShapes
60.00%
ShapeOne
36.47%
ShapeTwo
27.06%
ShapeThree
28.24%
GradientOne
2.35%
GradientTwo
1.18%
GradientThree
1.18%
Transparency
32.94%
LightColor
11.76%
FogColor
4.71%
AmbiantLight
31.76%
Wave
28.24%
WaveStrength
22.35%
Chaos
38.82%
RotationSpeed
37.65%
RotationDir
52.94%

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Curved

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Lava Inverted

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Polarity Inverted

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PurpleVelvet Inverted

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Jazzberry

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Strong

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Fast

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Clockwise

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