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ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

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ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

Artwook is an art shared ownership trading platform based on blockchain technology. The new platform claims to integrate blockchain technology into the traditional art markets and is grounded in a shared economy. Here, we speak to Artwook’s CEO Rui Cai and CATO Qinwen Wang on how the new platform ...

Dimitris Ladopoulos – A Greek Artist Using Algorithms

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Dimitris Ladopoulos – A Greek Artist Using Algorithms

Dimitris Ladopoulos is an art and visual director based in Athens, Greece. He uses multiple digital platforms to create art and tell a story. His chosen art form is a natural progression from his early passion for game visuals, graphic design, motion-graphics and cinematography. In recent projects ...

BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

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BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

Masha McConaghy is the Founder of ascribe, a service enabling immutable attribution for artists with clear provenance for both digital and physical art; BigchainDB, a blockchain database, tuned towards handling metadata and the co-founder of Ocean Protocol, a decentralized data exchange protocol to ...

Interview with François Tajan, Deputy Chairman of Artcurial

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Interview with François Tajan, Deputy Chairman of Artcurial

Founded in 2002, Artcurial is leading French auction house, with over 25 areas of expertise, selling everything from artworks to luxury items including jewellery, watches, vintage cars and designer handbags. As an auction house they are known for generating world records and excitement around their ...

CryptoPunks – Interview with Co-Founder Matt Hall

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CryptoPunks – Interview with Co-Founder Matt Hall

Matt Hall is the Co-Founder of CryptoPunks and Larva Labs alongside John Watkinson. They refer to themselves as “creative technologists” who “make things for android, iPhone and the Web.” One of their latest projects which garnered wide spread attention was CryptoPunks, an Ethereum-based ...

Irene Due, Head of Communications at Acute Art

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Irene Due, Head of Communications at Acute Art

Acute Art was established in 2017 by Swedish art collector Gerard De Geer and his son Jacob De Geer with the aim of bringing together artistic vision with the most cutting-edge technologies, including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Realities. As a company they are committed to finding ...

Interview with Rob Weisberg, CEO of Invaluable

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Interview with Rob Weisberg, CEO of Invaluable

Rob Weisberg is the CEO of Invaluable, the world’s leading marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles. Invaluable works with more than 4,000 auction houses, dealers and galleries using in-house bidding technology selling everything from fine art to classic cars. Weisberg has ...

Anni Oates – CEO/ Co-Founder of Art World Forum

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Anni Oates – CEO/ Co-Founder of Art World Forum

Conceived in Singapore in 2016, Art World Forum is a global platform that looks to connect and build valuable networks between art professionals and business leaders. Through hosting a series of conferences all over the world Art World Forum provides unique information, marketing and networking ...

COART.IO – Interview with CEO and Founder Dmitrii Slabodchikov

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COART.IO – Interview with CEO and Founder Dmitrii Slabodchikov

COART, which stands for Collaborative Art, is an open source platform designed for art investment based on EOISIO-software. The platform introduces a new approach to the global art market for collectors, art dealers, gallery owners, auction houses, museums and art experts. They aim to connect key ...

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Blockchain Art Exchange, Interview with Founder and CEO Sascha Bailey

Sascha Bailey is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a significant history of working in the art industry. He has curated over 10 exhibitions in London and worked with a long list of artists including Damien Hirst, Tony Craig, David Bailey and Brain Clarke. Son to photographer David Bailey, ...