Surfing with Satoshi. Art, Blockchain and NFTs now available in English!

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I’m happy and proud to announce that my book Surfing with Satoshi. Art, Blockchain and NFTs is now available in English! Scheduled for release on May 25, the book can be pre-ordered on Aksioma’s online store with free shipping, alone or in a special combo with Hyperemployment. Post-work, Online Labour and Automation (2019), funnily named “Combo 40”.

Produced and published by Aksioma, Ljubljana, Surfing with Satoshi. Art, Blockchain and NFTs is the English version of my book Surfing con Satoshi. Arte, blockchain e NFT, published in Italian by Postmedia Books in June 2021. Printed in a limited release of 300 copies, this English version features a new design by Superness, color plates and a “Foreword to the English Edition” that offers a major update of the book, and that can be downloaded for free from this link.

L’introduzione a Surfing con Satoshi tradotta in cinese

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Alterazioni Video, Surfing with Satoshi, 2013. Production still

Grazie a Ren Yu, che ha scovato su Medium la versione inglese dell’introduzione a Surfing con Satoshi, quest’ultima è ora disponibile anche in lingua cinese! La potete leggere al seguente link:

2021 年 2 月 19 日,〈霓虹貓〉動畫的原作者 Chris Torres 在線上平台 Foundation 以約 561,000 美元的價格售出了該動畫,那個平台幾個月前才剛成立。實際上,出售的是與作品相關的 NFT(non-fungible token,不可替代的代幣),這是一串數字代碼,用來代表、並在乙太坊區塊鏈上永久識別該圖像。

The Future of Art

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What are the defining aesthetics of art in the networked era? How is mass collaboration changing notions of ownership in art? How does micropatronage change the way artists produce and distribute artwork? The Future of Art begins a conversation on these topics and invites your participation.

The Future of Art. An immediated autodocumentary was shot, edited and screened at the Transmediale festival 2011 in Berlin, Germany. More info here.