“Gen XX” Exhibition
Updated: Feb 19
Celebrating female-identifying generative artists in 2023
Seattle, WA - Generative art long predates NFTs, following modern art movements such as Surrealism, Dadaism, and Cubism. It explores the providence, coincidence, and chaos of these modern art genres through mathematical or computational systems which are honed and shaped by the artist. As a long-time male dominated medium, the Seattle NFT Museum is showcasing female-identifying artists as the protagonists in their own narrative. Curated by Joana Kawahara Lino
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Aleksandra Jovanić is an artist and programmer from Belgrade, Serbia. In her research and artistic practice she combines various media, mainly focusing on interactive art, art games, and generative art. As an assistant professor, she teaches at the New Media department at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade.
Alida Sun is an artist and intersectional futurist based in Berlin. For over 1,400 days and counting, she has created and shared a new generative artwork. Her current practice spans choreography, code, installation, and architecture.
Sun is the creator of Art Blocks Curated project glitch crystal monsters. Her works have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Ars Electronica, and experimental audiovisual festivals around the world.
Anna Lucia is an artist and engineer, and her preferred medium is computer programming. She writes compositional instructions to be executed by a computer within a space of randomness. Her aesthetic is characterized by geometric abstraction and bold color palettes. She minted her first NFT in August 2021 and was part of the Tezos exhibition at Art Basel Miami later that year. She was born in The Netherlands and studied at the Technical University of Delft.
Emily Xie is a generative artist and engineer living in New York City. She writes algorithms to create lifelike textures, patterns, and forms which are often encoded with elements of her own culture and femininity.
Her generative systems often navigate many delicate balances at once: the interplays between chance versus control, the organic versus the systematic, and the abstract versus the representational.
Xie's creative coding work is collected and shown internationally. Most recently, she has exhibited at Kunsthalle Zürich, Unit London, the Armory Show, Bright Moments, Art Blocks Curated Season 6, Vellum LA x Artsy.net, Times Square, and the StandardVision Artist Showcase throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Jen Stark is a visual artist whose work is inspired by patterns in nature, fractals, evolution and sacred geometries. Drawing upon an ever-expanding use of material and technology, Stark allows her aesthetic to transcend all forms of media, ranging from paintings and sculptures, to animations, interactive projections and NFTs.
Over the course of her career, Stark's work has exhibited globally, with major shows and public art installations in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Thailand, and Canada among others. Her work is currently held in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the West Collection, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, NSU Art Museum, and MOCA Miami, among others. Born in Miami, FL, Stark now lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
Licia He is a generative artist and a human-computer interaction researcher based in College Station, Texas. Through her research and artworks, she explores ways to record and present information around her. She entered the world of generative art to connect her passion for art and technology. Since her first encounter with a drawing robot, Licia has been focusing on bridging her digital and physical painting practices through plotters.
Mieke Marple is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. She is creator of the Medusa Collection, a set of 2,500 generative art NFTs reframing the Medusa myth. Recent solo exhibitions include Tarot Reckoning (2021); and Bad Feminist (2019-2020) at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco; and God is an Audiobook at 1301PE, Los Angeles (2019). Marple has been written about by The New York Times, W Magazine, The Guardian, The Art Newspaper, Autre, among other publications. She has written essays for Lit Hub, Zyzzyva, Matrons & Mistresses, and Artsy. Through various charity art auctions, she has helped raise over a million dollars for Planned Parenthood LA and a quarter million for prison abolitionist organization Critical Resistance. Marple is co-organizer of NFTuesdayLA and was co-owner of Night Gallery, Los Angeles, from 2011-2016.
Monica Rizzolli is best known for her computer softwares that transform environmental cues into landscape animations. The simulations explore themes such as: the image of the city, environmental psychology, and the human perception of space.
Rizzolli has exhibited in the US (MAK Center’s Artists and Architects, LA), Brazil, Germany, China and Spain. Her awards include MAK Schindler Scholarship (MAK Vien- na) and Sweet Home (Hablarenarte, Madrid). Currently, she is developing a series of educational projects related to art and technology, is part of the Contrast project (art, design and technology) with Tony de Marco and organizer of projects such as “Noite de Processing”, a meeting about code art. Born in São Carlos, Rizzolli a ended the IA-UNESP (Fine Arts, São Paulo, Brazil) and the Kunsthochschule Kassel (Drawing, Kassel, Germany). She lives and works in São Paulo.
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About Seattle NFT Museum
As a center for supporting the NFT creator and collector community, the Seattle NFT Museum is a physical space designed to explore the boundaries of digital art. Exhibits include featured artists, notable private collections, and educational displays. The museum hosts ticketed events, private showings, live mintings, and is open to the public for a suggested donation during business hours. Also available for booking private corporate events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.seattlenftmuseum.com for more information.