The metaverse project Decentraland (MANA) has announced the lineup for its 3rd annual Metaverse Art Week titled The World is Made of Code, which includes “mind-bending” work from contemporary artists and contributions from a Ukrainian non-fungible token (NFT) project.
According to an announcement from Decentraland, the Metaverse Art Week 2022 starts on August 24th and lasts until the 28th, and it will feature works from a range of artists and designers from around the world, as well as major art houses like Sotheby’s, artwork communities and inventive teams like Artnet and UXartlab, and NFT marketplaces OpenSea and Rarible, amongst others.
Additionally, well-known names from the world of latest artwork, together with Burton Morris and Frida Kahlo’s Family, will exhibit “mind-bending installations,” Decentraland stated in an emailed assertion.
When it involves Frida Kahlo’s Family, they’ll launch the Frida Kahlo Family Red House in collaboration with Ezel.Life, which might be an immersive expertise showcasing the primary half of the famed artist’s life.
The “partnership is bringing never-before-seen art work from Kahlo to the metaverse,” stated the press launch.
The works are categorized as Contemporary Art World, Web3 Art Spaces, and Digital Artists & Communities.
Among the contributors to this yr’s Art Week is additionally the Ukrainian Meta History – Museum of War, a charitable NFT undertaking launched to doc details in regards to the conflict in Ukraine.
Activities throughout the Art Week might be centered round a digital 3D sculpture backyard generally known as Art Plaza, described by Decentraland as a “gravity-defying open air museum.” Among the actions are gallery exhibitions designed by the neighborhood and artwork collectives, in addition to varied dialogue panels and round-tables, the announcement stated.
The announcement acknowledged that,
“[T]he third annual Metaverse Art Week will explore how the human spirit is hardwired to elicit an emotional response when presented with art inspired by mathematical designs present in nature, and how metaverse technology is pushing the boundaries of programmatic art and redefining what an immersive experience is.”
In a remark, Sam Hamilton, Creative Director of the Decentraland Foundation, stated that this yr’s Art Week comes at a “pivotal moment for the larger adoption of Web3 technology and decisions about our digital reality.”
“This year’s Art Week is a love letter to what the next generation of artists are doing in the metaverse,” he added.
Inspired by this yr’s Venice Biennale, a “large part” of the artwork week focuses on sculptural and architectural design, “showcasing the subsequent era of what digital worlds will appear like,” stated the announcement.
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