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artnet AG: Metaverse Art Week 2022: Artnet collaborates with Decentraland

23.08.2022 / 22:08 CET / CEST

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Metaverse Art Week 2022: Artnet cooperates with Decentraland

  • Artnet sponsors the world’s first performance art program on the Metaverse
  • Dezentraland is one of the largest virtual worlds
  • Artnet brings performance art, improvised poetry readings and artificial intelligence to the Metaverse
  • Sotheby’s, Frida Kahlo’s Family, and Super Rare Labs . also participated

New York/Berlin, August 23, 2022: Artnet AG, the leading platform for art market data, media and the global fine art market, is pleased to partner with Decentraland to celebrate the annual Metaverse Art Week”The world is made of code. This is a significant achievement as Artnet launched its NFT initiative in 2021 and is now still at the forefront of art and technology.

Metaverse Art Week 2022 comes at a pivotal time for mainstream adoption of Web3 technology and for making decisions about our digital realities. We believe that the future of the Internet must be built by decentralized societies that do not seek to monetize users’ data, imagination and creativity.”said Sam Hamilton, Creative Director of Decentraland. “This year’s Art Week is a love letter to the next generation of artists working in the Metaverse.”

To celebrate Decentraland Art Week, Artnet presents a high-quality program created in collaboration with TheVERSEverse, the NFT poetry group. The program includes small umbrella Ⅱ Performing artist Hsien Yen Wei features original cipher poetry readings by famous poets such as Sasha Styles, Kalen Iwamoto, Christian Bock and Gisele Flores. Artnet is also opening an information center and poetry garden in Decentraland, where visitors can attend performances in the park along with artist Jonas Lund’s digital animals.

This will be the first time that visitors will be able to experience performance art in the Metaverse. While the Metaverse has primarily highlighted many new creative possibilities, it also shows the limitations, impermanence, and physical characteristics of the human artist as an avatar. with reference to movement happensArtnet hosts a new curatorial project entitled Art Happening @Decentraland: “What does it mean to experience art in the Metaverse? As a company that prides itself on leading important conversations about art and technology, we wanted to explore the Metaverse in a meaningful context, make visitors think, and create truly unique art encounters. That’s why we offer this highly curated program where Decentraland’s performers, poets and AI interact with each other. Human and inhuman artists. We want to encourage our users to try something of unique value in Metaverse“, says Jian Chen, president of NFTs at Artnet.

Metaverse Art Week 2022 will take place in Decentraland from August 24-28. Inspired by world-famous art events such as the Venice Biennale and Art Basel, Decentraland offers a Web3 experience of art installations, performance, conceptual art productions and NFT exhibitions like never before. Metaverse Art Week 2022 will host a series of activities in dedicated spaces across Decentraland centered around a 3D sculpture garden known as “Art Plaza” – a gravity-defying open-air museum. Adjacent to this area will be exhibitions designed by the community and organized by art organizations.

Metaverse Art Week 2022 aims to showcase the latest technological innovations in digital art and design development through a virtual art exhibition. The goal is to reconcile the world of contemporary art with the new world of Web3. Metaverse Art Week 2022 aims to showcase the limits of augmented reality and the evolution of the visual web.

About Decentraland

Decentraland is a virtual social scientist based on the Ethereum blockchain and the first decentralized metaverse. Within the Decentraland platform, users can create, experiment and monetize content and applications, as well as participate in a variety of daily events organized by the community. Decentraland is unique in that it is owned, created and managed by the people who use it every day. Through the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), users can submit proposals and even apply for grants that the community can vote on.

For media inquiries: press@decentraland.org

About Artnet

With over 55 million annual users, Artnet is the world’s largest art platform. Founded in 1989, Artnet has revolutionized the way people discover, search, and collect art today. Artnet’s market data is an important resource for the art industry. It includes more than 15 million auction results and analytics based on artificial intelligence and machine learning that provide an unprecedented level of transparency and insight into the art market. The Artnet Marketplace connects leading galleries and auction houses with our global users and customers, offering a curated selection of over 250,000 artworks for sale. Artnet Auctions’ online art auction platform provides buyers and sellers unparalleled access, liquidity, and efficiency. Artnet News reports on the events, trends, and people shaping the global art market with up-to-date analysis and expert commentary. Artnet News is the most read news publication in the art industry. The synergies of Artnet AG’s products form a comprehensive ecosystem that drives and informs the modern art market.
Artnet AG is listed on the main benchmark of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the part with the highest transparency regulations. Artnet Worldwide is a wholly owned subsidiary founded in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, and conducts most of its business. Artnet Worldwide Corp. It owns a London-based company, Artnet UK Ltd.

ISIN Number: DE000A1K0375



Sophie Neuendorf


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