Ryan Bell is a prolific generative artist and front-end developer who has produced acclaimed pieces for fxhash, Art Blocks, PROOF, verse, and the Blind Gallery. These works include Fragments of a Wave, Microgravity (showcased at Art Basel), Sprocket Factory, Dreamcatcher Forest (showcased at Art Basel), Hyper Drive: A Side, Ephemeral Tides, and Veils of Perception.
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In today’s episode, we discuss:
[1:50] Ryan's background, education, starting to code, and finding a distribution channel for generative art. Mentioned: Casey Reas
[14:00] The story behind Fragments of a Wave.
[18:37] His first exhibition at Art Basel in collaboration with fxhash. Mentioned: Dreamcatcher Forest, Zancan.
[23:20] How important is the code: structure, best practices, optimization?
[28:20] Hyper Drive: A Side and B and the difference between Art Blocks and fxhash.
[49:50] Ryan’s thoughts on being exhibited and showcased in IRL events, cross over to the traditional art world and his thoughts on prints and plotters. Mentioned: Artmatr.
Until next time,
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