Art Week – in review

After the success of the inaugural Art Week in 2020, the challenge was to create a larger, broader and more immersive encounter for the Decentraland community.

Not only did this particular year’s event attract worldwide icons of the art globe (many showing their very first digital collections) but Artwork Week 2021 went deeply, unearthing the very best contemporary performers from the world of electronic art and more than a couple of superstars of the future.

In response, art lovers was released in their droves, with near to 12, 000 POAPs stated over the ten days and lots of satellite shows springing upward alongside the main event to indicate their own unique collection of artists.

I believe the possibility of individual connection and self actualization inside the social world of Decentraland heightens the creative plus intellectual engagement of concepts.

Philip Colbert, Lobster Land

PHILIP COLBERT

Art 7 days 2021 got started with a prevent party that took over Las vegas City Arts Village. On the centre of the organized mayhem was Philip Colbert together with his Lobster Land experience – a digital art world that will featured performances from songs legends Devo and the B-52s. See the exclusive Art Week job interview with Philip Colbert.

Philip Colbert – King Lobster

DEM PLAYBOY X SUPERRARE

Continuing the oceanic style, Playboy water skied directly into Decentraland on Day 3 , teaming up with SuperRare for the Ohio Beach Art Collection. The particular show featured works through Ayla El-Moussa, REK0DE, Jon Noorlander and MBSJQ plus solidified Playboy’s reputation being a discerning and committed promoter of the digital arts.

Playboy Bunny Kathy, Miami Beach, 1970 – heritage photograph from the records and NFT

KNOWNORIGIN WOULD GO TO THE MOON

On Time 4 , art region powerhouse KnownOrigin pulled out all of the stops to host the music and arts celebration called TO THE MOON. The big event featured live performances through Ookay, SNBRN, Fred Thurst aka Dr . Fresch, Earn and Woo and Autograf. There was also a special number of NFTs designed specially for that show by BEAR NFT.

BILL EINE

Their work has graced the particular walls of East London’s streets and the White Home, but never as an NFT show inside the metaverse. Teaming up with Moniker Projects, Bill Eine brought his signature bank neon text works to Day 5 and a space motivated by London’s Victorian-era warehouses in what was a landmark display for Decentraland.

For just about any artist entering the NFT world platforms are important right now but decentralisation is key for future years of the communities we’re creating. Decentraland allows us to create our personal open spaces where we are able to evolve as digital performers.

Begoña Toledo, INSIDE Boxhead

BOXHEAD

Begoña Toledo is definitely fast making a name pertaining to herself – or more precisely her alter ego, Boxhead – as a digital designer to watch. Launching her display on Day time 7 , she wowed visitors to Art Week along with her colourful INSIDE Boxhead show – a collection of 3 colourful animations exploring ideas of mental health and symbolizing stages of the creative procedure. Learn Belogña’s Art Week user profile .

‘Up or Down’ by Boxhead

NFT DIY

AvantGarde is an upcoming generative artwork platform where users may mint unique NFTs depending on their Ethereum address created by deep-learning algorithms. System chose Day time 8 associated with Art Week for its recognized launch, giving visitors the opportunity to use its NFT electrical generator and get a taste associated with what could be the future associated with digital art. Read more regarding AvantGarde in this interview with founder Jules Goullee.

HACKATAO

Ongoing the theme of innovative new art, Hackatao got centre stage in MOCA’s Sculpture Garden – the particular highlight of Day 9 . The Da Vinci-inspired piece, ‘Hack of a Bear’ was created from the artist duo in cooperation with Christie’s auction home. Browse the special Art Week discussion with Hackatao.

Still from ‘Hack of a Bear’ by Hackatao

THE FUTURE

With the final days of Art 7 days focusing on new frontiers within digital art, it was appropriate that the event closed using a cutting edge metaverse activation through NFTS. wtf and the 100x community. Offering visitors the sneak preview of the electronic world to come, the display explored the future of spaces within the metaverse, wearable virtual style, music, NFTs and a movie industry crypto discussion.

ART 7 DAYS FRINGE – THE BEST FROM THE REST

Whilst not part of the ‘official’ calendar, several artists, galleries and neighborhood groups joined Art 7 days, adding even more diversity, lighting and color to celebrations.

AMY WINEHOUSE

The life and music from the incomparable Amy Winehouse has been celebrated at this exclusive exhibit of photographs from Charles Moriarty.

JONES v JONES

Valiant Photo gallery showcased the work of Purple and Trevor Jones. Showcasing dancers, women noir, practitioners, EthBoy, Bitcoin Angel and much more weird and wonderful encounters.

XCOPY

Greater london based artist XCOPY discovered death, dystopia and apathy through distorted visual spiral at the Crash Site Photo gallery; launched especially for Art 7 days.

Dutch-born New York painter and visible artist Jan Frank’s function features in major personal collections and museums through the entire US and Europe. Honoring Art Week, Frank launched a collection of limited works as NFTs at the newly-opened Space 3 Photo gallery.

S1N3 TEASER

A creative mysteriarch S1N3 can make natively cryptographic art packed w/ on-chain challenges intended for both artist and enthusiasts that unlock secret articles. S1N3’s teaser show in Art Week added some darkness and mystery towards the 10 days.

A massive thank you to all the particular artists, galleries, partners plus visitors who took component in Art Week 2021. Until next year, see you within the metaverse!

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