Bit of Memory
data visualization

Bit of Memory

" Analysing paintings into bit of memories "

Memories, an impression of surroundings and feelings. Bit of Memory is an art collaboration with Hong Kong artist, Manny Yip. Manny Yip’s artwork records the memories about her childhood and family with a fluidity painting practice. Enhancing the mood of instability about memories.

Bit as the basic unit of information in computers, which can store types of data with different codex. Bit of Memory contains 18 signature paintings from Manny Yip’s collections, aiming to refabricate physical art pieces into raw and modifiable digital data. By analysing Manny Yip’s paintings with a customized program, millions of colour data were extracted into a single digital file for further processing.

Visualizing the digital data with generative brush actions and camera movement, a cinematic experience is created for future immersive installation.In short, Bit of Memory is a virtual memory palace generated with Manny Yip’s remembrance.