Project ARTeCHÓ – Art, Economy & Technology!
The summer of 2022 was enriched by the start of the ARTeCHÓ project. In the first 8 months of the project, the consortium has been working on unleashing the potential of Crypto Art and other tech tools for the European creative industry.
How have they been doing this?
By bringing together professionals and renowned Crypto artists who will share their experience with young artists by giving them the tools they need to scale their art or businesses. In February 2023, the project will launch an open call to create a peer-to-peer learning community of artists to learn more about the technical side of the art-making process and its intersection with new technologies, Crypto Art, blockchain, and NFT marketplaces. The underlying approach of the project is to explore these decentralised technologies while being critical towards their economic and ecological implications. There are 15 openings for artists who are willing for 6 months (April-October 2023) to have access to mentoring sessions with experienced artists/curators in the field, inspirational sessions, a meeting in Milan (a 3-day program with talks, workshops, and experiences) and two weeks sprint-residency in Zaragoza.
ARTeCHÓ will provide resources to help artists and organizations to explore innovative approaches to the arts economy, encourage copyright protection of fine arts concerning the application of new technologies, and shape new models of business, broader communication strategies, political engagement and citizen awareness.
ARTeCHÓ project is developed by 5 European organizations: SERN – Startup Europe Regions Network; FZC Zaragoza City of Knowledge Foundation/Etopia; MEET Digital Cultural Center; Baltan Laboratories, and FSBC – Frankfurt School Blockchain Center.
Read more about the project here!
Interested in Crypto Art? Stay tuned!