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COLLECTED MEMORIES

DIGITAL ART & NFT SERIES BY DERRY AINSWORTH.

ARTWORK CREATED FROM ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS, DECONSTRUCTED, ANIMATED AND RECOMPOSED INTO IMAGINATIVE DIGITAL COLLAGES. EACH PIECE USES DIFFERENT PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMORIES TO REPRESENT IDEAS OR A COMMON THEME.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 015 - FREEDOM

NFT ARTWORK CREATED FOR THE MEKONG CLUB - A CHARITY ORGANISATION THAT AIMS TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND COMBAT MODERN DAY SLAVERY. VOLUNTEER ARTISTS WERE ASKED TO CREATE ART THAT DEPICTS 'A WORLD WITHOUT SLAVERY'. MADE FROM ORIGINAL, VIBRANT TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHS - TAKEN ACROSS ASIA FROM 2016-2020.

CHARITY AUCTION 29TH NOV.
10 INDIVIDUAL EDITIONS AVAILABLE

COLLECTED MEMORIES 014 - NIGHTS OF NEON

MADE FROM ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF HONG KONG NEON SIGNS TAKEN BETWEEN 2014-2022. THIS PIECE CAPTURES THE RICH CYBERPUNK VIBRANCY OF NIGHT TIME IN THE CITY. SHADOWS, REFLECTIONS AND FLICKERING LIGHTS ADD TO THE DARK ATMOSPHERE. 

UNRELEASED

COLLECTED MEMORIES 013 - TUNG CHOI ST. 通菜街

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TAKEN IN GOLDFISH STREET IN HONG KONG, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS TUNG CHOI STREET. A COLLAGE MADE UP OF DIFFERENT SPECIES OF GOLDFISH, SHOP WORKERS, ROAD SIGNS AND FISH BAGS. ALL THE ELEMENTS OF THE COLLAGE SIT WITHIN THE FRAME OF A BIG FISH TANK - GIVING AND OVERALL SENSE OF CAPTIVITY TO THE PIECE. ORIGINAL PHOTOS TAKEN 2018 - 2022. DECONSTRUCTED AND REANIMATED TO BRING THE WORK TO LIFE.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 135 - HKU MED

COLLECTED MEMORIES 135 - HKU MED IS AN ANIMATED GRAPHIC COLLAGE OF MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHY OF THEIR CAMPUS MIXED WITH HISTORICAL IMAGES FROM THE DATABASES OF HKU MED. THIS COMMISSIONED ARTWORK CELEBRATES PAST ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE SCHOOL WITH AN INTERESTING COMPOSITION OF HKU MED FACILITIES, SAT UPON THE MOUNTAINS OF POK FU LAM. 

THE ARTWORK WAS PART OF THE THEIR 135TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION OPEN TO STAFF, ALUMNI, PUPILS AND THE PUBLIC.

COMMISSIONED
1 OF 1 NFT

COLLECTED MEMORIES 012 - HK NEIGHBOURHOODS

CM012 CELEBRATES THE RICH VISUAL IMAGERY OF NEIGHBOURHOODS IN HONG KONG. THE CENTRAL FOCUS IS THE ICONIC AQUA LUNA JUNK BOAT WITH ITS RED SAILS, FRAMED WITH VIBRANT ELEMENTS AND OBJECTS FROM THE STREETS OF HONG KONG.  ORIGINAL PHOTOS TAKEN 2020 - 2022. DECONSTRUCTED AND REANIMATED TO BRING THE WORK TO LIFE.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 011 - BANGKOK

CM011 - BANGKOK MIXES CITYSCAPE, STREET AND AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY TO REPRESENT THE INTENSE, BUSY ATMOSPHERE OF THE STREETS OF BANGKOK. MADE FROM A CONTRAST OF RELIGIOUS ELEMENTS, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS AND LOCAL PEOPLE. ORIGINAL PHOTOS TAKEN 2018 - 2019. DECONSTRUCTED AND REANIMATED TO BRING THE WORK TO LIFE.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 010 - SHAM SHUI PO 深水埗

ONE OF THE OLDEST NEIGHBOURHOODS IN HONG KONG, SHAM SHUI PO IS HOME TO RAW, COLOURFUL STREET FILLED WITH MARKET STALLS AND SMALL SHOPS. THE LIFE IN THIS DISTRICT HAS ITS OWN ENERGY REMINISCENT OF AN OLDER TIME IN HONG KONG. THIS PIECE AIMS TO CAPTURE THAT ENERGY IN THE DIFFERENT VISUAL ELEMENTS FROM AROUND THE AREA. ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN 2016-2022.

1 OF 1 NFT - WITH 140X76CM PRINT
AUCTION 29TH NOV 2022.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 009 - SINGAPORE

CM009 - SINGAPORE MIXES CITYSCAPE, STREET AND AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY TO REPRESENT THE RICH VISUAL IDENTITY OF SINGAPORE. TO CAPTURE THE ESSENCE OF THE CITY I HAVE USED PHOTOS OF FOOD, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, BEACHES, ARCHITECTURE, THE MILITARY AND MORE. ORIGINAL PHOTOS TAKEN 2018 - 2019. DECONSTRUCTED AND REANIMATED TO BRING THE WORK TO LIFE.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 008 - CAUSEWAY BAY 銅鑼灣

'COLLECTED MEMORIES 008 - CAUSEWAY BAY 銅鑼灣' IS A BUSY ANIMATED DIGITAL COLLAGE MADE UP FROM A RANGE OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAUSEWAY BAY. THE THEME OF THE PIECE IS BASED ON HYPER CONSUMERISM AND THE CONSTANT FIGHT FOR PEOPLE'S ATTENTION FROM BRANDS AND BUSINESSES. THE PIECE REFLECTS THE FEELING OF VISUAL BOMBARDMENT WHEN SPENDING TIME IN THIS BUSY SHOPPING DISTRICT. Original photos were taken between 2016-2022. 1 of 1 NFT.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 007 - CONCRETE JUNGLE

COLLECTED MEMORIES 007 - CONCRETE JUNGLE IS AN ANIMATED GRAPHIC COLLAGE OF PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN HONG KONG FROM 2014-2021. ENCOMPASSING A WIDE RANGE OF ELEMENTS OF THE CITY AND THE RICH DIVERSITY OF HONG KONG CULTURE. CM007 IS A VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF THE TERM 'CONCRETE JUNGLE' CELEBRATING THE CONTRAST OF NATURE AND URBAN LANDSCAPES IN THE CITY.

SOLD $126,000 HKD
SOTHEBY'S AUCTION

1 OF 1 NFT & 120CM WIDE AP PRINT

COLLECTED MEMORIES 006 -
JAPAN

COLLECTED MEMORIES 006 - JAPAN  IS AN ANIMATED GRAPHIC COLLAGE OF PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN JAPAN FROM 2014-2021. ENCOMPASSING A WIDE RANGE OF GRAPHIC ELEMENTS THAT DEFINE THE UNIQUE VISUAL IDENTITY OF JAPAN.

COLLECTED MEMORIES 005 -
OFFICIAL 2021 HK NYE COUNTDOWN ART

TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN, THE HKTB COMMISSIONED THIS PIECE THAT CELEBRATES ASPECTS OF CULTURE AND ICONIC LANDMARKS IN THE CITY. THE THEME WAS THAT OF 'OPENNESS' AND 'CELEBRATION' - WITH THE ANIMATION ENDING IN A CELEBRATORY LASER LIGHT SHOW.

THE WORK WAS DESIGNED AND DISPLAYED FOR THE 16F HIGH SCREEN OF THE M+ MUSEUM FOR THE PUBLIC TO VIEW DURING THE NYE COUNTDOWN.

PUBLIC ART DISPLAY
HONG KONG TOURISM BOARD
COMMISSIONED ARTWORK

COLLECTED MEMORIES 004 - 
URBAN CONNECTIONS

 

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SOLD $130,000 HKD
DESIGN TRUST CHARITY AUCTION

COLLECTED MEMORIES 002 
 

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SOLD 4 ETH
DIGITAL ART FAIR ASIA 2021

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