Nancy Baker Cahill creates an animated augmented reality installation named Mushroom Cloud accessed through Baker Cahill’s free AR app named ‘4th Wall’. Public will witness the AR as it explodes up from the ocean surface and transforms overhead into a cloud of a different kind; a resilient and generative mycelial network. The NFT's will include the individual ‘nodes’ that mimic the aesthetics of the mycelium animation. To be released November 30th. "
Nancy Baker Cahill, (b.1970) is an American new media artist based in Los Angeles whose work positions itself at the intersection of fine art, social advocacy, and bleeding-edge technology. Cahill works with graphite, paint, video, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality as mediums. She describes her art as an attempt to ‘examine power, selfhood, and embodied consciousness’. She explores issues of social injustice, the declining health of our environment and important questions of identity through her digital installations. Cahill launched her app ‘4th wall’ in 2018. ‘4th Wall’ is a free, augmented reality, app which serves as a platform for curated and collaborative AR art exhibitions and site interventions. Her installations have also been praised on an international scale, earning her profiles in publications such as The New York Times, Frieze Magazine and The Art Newspaper. Moreover, her works have been exhibited internationally in museums and galleries such as Francisco Carolinum Linz in Austria, The Hermitage, The Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, König Galerie in Berlin and Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles. Sarah Conley Odenkirk is a partner at CDAS where she practices fine art law, emerging technology and NFTs.