Armin Blasbichler Studio¹ is a visual arts practice exploring imbrications of tangible and intangible artefacts in physical and virtual space². The studio pursues ventures³ in atoms, bytes and ideas. Armin Blasbichler⁴ is an architect⁵, artist⁵ and educator⁶. He lives and works⁷ in Basel, Switzerland and on the Internet⁸.
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- Art on the blockchain and elsewhere, architecture, academic reserach
- Project conception and co-production, exhibition design, web3 consulting, NFT curation, tokenomics & strategy
- 1.83m, myopic, in good spirits mostly
- Dipl.-Ing. Arch./SIA, M.A. Chelsea College UAL
- Uni Innsbruck, TU Berlin, Uni Bozen/Bolzano, Academy of Art and Design Basel
- Pinned on ︎
- Web3 mostly
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Digital Self meets Web3 – An exploration of the intricacies of self portraiture at the intersection of art, technology and economics.
Notions of identity and self-representation in the digital realm opened up a vast array of shapes and forms. Fuelled by inherent incentive mechanisms of social networks the virtual Self is barely self-directed, instead it requires human or non-human peers to shape it. A performance of self-commodification that eventually leads to dehumanise the Self into a figure that merely hints at human representation.
A collboration with Brigitte Fässler, Martina Graf, Matthias Pfäffli and Julian Humm, 2019-20
A memento token of a quarter of a minute of permanence on the Internet of Value.
ColorHueState is an unlimited onchain SVG image generator rendering the heartbeat of the Ethereum blockchain. Each hash of the current block height is materialized into a chromatic hex code composition of four concentric rings encompassing the RGB color space. The project interprets the incessant cadences in decentralized technologies as unique mintable artworks.
Go and immortalize an irrevocable timestamp of technophile trust as an NFT, give it as a gift to your loved ones or just be be world-famous for 15 seconds.
A collboration with German visual artist Jurgen Ostahild, 2023
21 architecture students planning 21 bank heists for eventually selling the plans to the banks and make some money.
...might sound like a post-adolescent prank. But it’s not – of course not. Such an endeavor requires all the core competencies of an architect.
︎︎︎We Make Money Not Art
︎︎︎Blasbichlers Twentyone Book
Design research course in the MA programme at Innsbruck University, Department of Design/ studio 1, 2010
»In talking of modern society as a consumer culture, people are not referring simply to a particular pattern of needs and objects […] but to a culture of consumption.«
– Don Slater
Orson II is part of five piece limited series of dining sculptures a.k.a. tables in different sizes, dimensions and techniques processing an exquisite selection of animals.
Orson II, 2011
Taxidermied deer, multi-layer plywood | L 141cm, W 44cm, H 76cm, 25kg