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iDAF 2019 Festival recap!

July 6th, 2019|

The International Digital Art Festival 2019 took place over two days (26–27 June) in the heart of Manchester at Federation House . The event had a very clear purpose; Inspire, educate and on-board more people [...]

Adventures in Artistic Tokenisation

July 6th, 2019|

A primer of early artworks in the blockchain space. Tokenised art has taken the world by storm! (sort of). Commonly called ‘Crypto-Art’ or ‘Art On The Blockchain’, this niche discipline has seized transaction volume of some [...]

Three Times Three Modes of Blockchain Art

June 14th, 2019|

This essay draws distinctions between different approaches to art that uses cryptocurrency or blockchain technology. It does so to contribute to the debate about art that uses cryptocurrency or blockchain technology by helping us [...]

RAREAF2 Recap

May 24th, 2019|

The 2nd annual Rare Arts Festival (May 18, 2019) went off with out a hitch this past weekend at the Bushwick Generator in Brooklyn, NY. A top floor was dedicated to featuring works of digital art [...]

DON’T GO DOWN THAT RABBIT HOLE, SCRILLA

January 11th, 2019|

Good afternoon friends and family of the decentralized distributed ledger community. I was scrolling thru the twitter today when I saw a tweet storm from a well known game developer, Mike Bithell, on twitter. [...]

What Would Van Gogh Say About Blockchain?

January 11th, 2019|

Art and blockchain could have once been thought of as antithetical. But on Tuesday, the Barney A. Ebsworth art collection sale that Christie’s is registering with Artory, a blockchain-based art registry, will put the combination of the [...]

How to create NFTs on the bitcoin blockchain

November 13th, 2018|

NFT stands for Non Fungible Token. While I don´t love the name that is the accepted standard term right now. It refers to one off non-divisable tokens. Maybe you heard about Homerpepe that sold for over 30k usd [...]

What Is CryptoArt?

November 13th, 2018|

In my first post on the blockchain and art I declared that "The Blockchain Art Market is Here." In this new article, I make the argument that art native to the blockchain has its own [...]

Interview with Coin Artist

November 13th, 2018|

In this episode I talk with Coin Artist, famous for her crypto puzzle painting“TORCHED H34R7S” which contained $50k in Bitcoin and was unlocked after three years of people trying to solve it. Coin [...]

The weird, wild and expensive world of blockchain art

November 13th, 2018|

Is it still shocking in 2018 to see someone drop more than $50,000 on a digital playing card? Well, that's what happened when Gods Unchained, a blockchain-based digital card game, wrapped an auction on its [...]

Blockchain For Art: The Artists To Watch

November 13th, 2018|

Blockchain technology has the potential to fundamentally change industries around the world, but few people outside of the industry have a deep understanding of what it is or how it may affect their livelihood. [...]

A History of Digital Art in 30 Works, Part 1

November 13th, 2018|

Definitions in art are notoriously slippery things, especially when we’re trying to put our finger on contemporary movements. So in an effort to get a grasp on what exactly we mean by “digital art”, [...]

Non-Fungible Tokens: Future Applications and Challenges

November 13th, 2018|

This week saw an amazing group of entrepreneurs, engineers, developers and investors come together in Berlin for Blockchain Week. As part of this, we hosted an event on the future of non-fungible tokens alongside [...]

What the heck are cryptocollectibles, anyway?

November 9th, 2018|

Every time we write an article about cryptocollectibles, the little red line of every writer’s nightmare appears under the word. “Correct to crypto collectibles?” it asks, as we click “ignore,” “add to personal dictionary,” [...]

A History of Digital Art in 30 Works, Part 2

November 8th, 2018|

This can’t be a surprise, right? In 1985, Commodore International signed Andy Warhol to the kind of endorsement deal and publicity push typically reserved for sports stars or Instagram influencers. They also gave him [...]

How to blockchain physical artwork

November 5th, 2018|

It is hot! Blockchain Crypto Art, everyone wants to blockchain some kind of kittie, frog or high-value blue-chip fine art. What is the best way to tokenize and “blockchain” physical artwork? Mona: I have [...]

Rare Pepe Wallet & The Birth Of CryptoArt

October 13th, 2018|

Rare Pepe Wallet is a tool created by developer Joe Looney that makes it possible to buy, sell, trade, edition, gift, and destroy digital artworks. At least one company, Spells of Genesis, explored the [...]

El nuevo Arte

February 4th, 2018|

El momento histórico que estamos viviendo, donde las redes distribuidas permiten la comunicación entre personas desde cualquier parte del mundo, genera una comunidad global que comparte no sólo información, sino puntos de vista comunes, valores, [...]