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Passerby of Hundred Generations

Time is transient, and we are just guests of the generations

Creator : Chen, Guan-Ru

Life is but a few dozen cycles of the four seasons, yet we never stop to admire them. The seasons stealthily and silently change. Before this insignificant existence disappears, I hope this artwork can record the stories about solar terms that our ancestors taught us and pass them on until the day that time ceases to exist.

Art & NFT

We sell the benevolence and beauty of every solar term.

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Limited to 576 pieces

Passerby of Hundred Generations consists of twenty-four unique pen drawings of each of the twenty-four solar terms. and each solar term is limited to twenty-four pieces, which comes to a total of 576 pieces of artwork. Each piece follows the ERC-721 standard on Ethereum.

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Giclée Drawings and NFT

We sell giclée prints of Passerby of Hundred Generations and abide by the concepts of the original painting in the digital version. At the same time, we sell the exclusive NFT to each solar term, providing you with both physical and digital artworks for your collection.

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Each solar term is issued individually

The twenty-four solar terms depict the changes of season and climate. We sell exclusive solar term creations in our exclusive time.

Twenty-four solar terms, one hundred and ninety-six cultural footnotes, naturally embellish our daily lives

To strive for good luck and avoid evil; be calm and tranquil

Since we were fetuses, before any consciousness was developed, we have been accepting blessings from all parties. We not only accept various types of blessings, but we also learned to pray for others. We pray for our parents’ longevity by staying up late past midnight on Chinese New Year’s Eve. We pray for our reunion by eating tangyuan on Lantern Festival. We pray for blessings and the elimination of disasters by hosting dinner for lone ghosts and ghosts that we have never met before during the Ghost Festival. Even in secular weddings and funerals, there are plenty of rituals symbolic of blessing. Everything about praying seems to originate from love. Because of love, we always hope that everything and everyone we love can pursue good fortune, avoid disasters, and forever be peaceful.

Formation of the solar terms by Shennong

Maybe science was not developed enough in the past, so while facing mysterious and unpredictable natural phenomena, the desire for peace brought about the legend of the formulation of the solar terms by Shennong. Through passing the legend down from generation to generation, it was enriched with layers after layers of connotation. The 196 cultural footnotes include myths, historical events, and the aesthetics of Chinese characters. They also include the observations of the natural world, seasonal health maintenance recipes, the timing for crop and fish harvest, and daily-life wisdom. Then agricultural proverbs, literature, and poems with local characteristics are developed. t is hard to explain the solar terms in a few words, but they naturally embellish our daily lives. Although most of them are gradually lost in the society that strives for efficiency nowadays, the essence of prayer has never been lost. From Spring Festival, Lantern Festival, Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Ghost Festival, Qixi Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Chongyang Festival to the Winter Solstice Festival, these blessing ceremonies are still fully scheduled throughout the year.

Twenty-four solar terms, issuance of physical art NFT

節氣介紹

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01. Spring commences

2022.02.04 04:42 ( GMT+8 )

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02. Spring Showers

2022.02.19 00:37 ( GMT+8 )

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03. Insects awaken

2022.03.05 22:37 ( GMT+8 )

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04. Vernal Equinox

2022.03.20 23:29 ( GMT+8 )

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05. Bright and Clean

2022.04.05 03:15 ( GMT+8 )

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06. Corn Rain

2022.04.20 10:22 ( GMT+8 )

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07. Summer Commences

2022.05.05 20:23 ( GMT+8 )

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08. Corn Forms

2022.05.21 09:20 ( GMT+8 )

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09. Corn on Ear

2022.06.06 00:23 ( GMT+8 )

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10. Summer Solstice

2022.06.21 17:10 ( GMT+8 )

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11. Moderate Heat

2022.07.07 10:33 ( GMT+8 )

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12. Great Heat

2022.07.23 04:01 ( GMT+8 )

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13. Autumn Commences

2022.08.07 20:21 ( GMT+8 )

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14. End of Heat

2022.08.23 11:08 ( GMT+8 )

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15. White Dew

2022.09.07 23:23 ( GMT+8 )

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16. Autumnal Equinox

2022.09.23 08:55 ( GMT+8 )

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17. Frost

2022.10.08 15:12 ( GMT+8 )

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18. Frost

2022.10.23 18:26 ( GMT+8 )

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19. Winter Commences

2022.11.07 18:34 ( GMT+8 )

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20. Light Snow

2022.11.22 16:10 ( GMT+8 )

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21. Heavy Snow

2021.12.07 11:35 ( GMT+8 )

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22. Winter Solstice

2021.12.21 05:37 ( GMT+8 )

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23. Moderate Cold

2022.01.05 17:04 ( GMT+8 )

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24. Severe cold

2022.01.20 10:30 ( GMT+8 )

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Passerby of Hundred Generations

Time is but a dust-like passerby of a hundred generations. Allow me to reminisce the remaining spring, summer, autumn, and winter with the tip of my brush.

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