SERN – Startup Europe Regions Network is thrilled with the launching of its new Creative Europe project ARTeCHO – Art, Economy & Technology – Unleashing the potential of Crypto Art and other tech tools for European creative industry, regions, and society.
Aligned with the Work Plan for Culture and the New European Agenda for Culture the ARTeCHÓ project will design and test supporting schemes combining capacity building, (cross-sectorial) networking, and policy-oriented debate and discovery around emerging themes and opportunities for the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS), taking full advantage of the twin– green and digital – shift.
The kick-off meeting of the project took place last Friday, 15th of July 2022, online. SERN (Belgium) will be the coordinator of the project together with partners MEET Digital Cultural Center (Italy), FZC Fundación Zaragoza Conocimiento (Spain), Baltan Laboratories (Netherlands), and FSBC – Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (Germany).
ARTeCHÓ will have a duration of 30 months and will launch a European call and select 15 fellows to participate in a 7-month Fellowship Program with the aim to innovate and develop their projects and put into practice the disruptive technology of Blockchain and NFTs.
To the selected projects it will be offered a blended approach with online meetings, training, mentorship, inspirational sessions, and a 2-week physical residency.
This Fellowship will offer participants the to study and experiment with new usages of blockchain technology to strengthen their art and finally create a community of artists linked to a fair and ethical common good for the next generation.
Interested in Crypto Art? Stay tuned!