Lugano NFT week: A Blockchain-friendly city. During the period 15-21 November, the Lugano Living Lab. The digital innovation laboratory of the City of Lugano, has organized an unprecedented exhibition. That explores the fascinating world of NFT and Crypto Art. Through an exhibition, events, and dedicated workshops. The exhibition will be on display at the Lugano Living Lab from 15-21 November.
Lugano is becoming more and more of a Blockchain and Crypto-Friendly City. Following the launch of the MyLugano app and the LVGA Points citizen payment token at the end of 2020. As well as the recent creation of 3Achain, the institutional blockchain promoted by the city. This time it is the turn of the NFTs, with a review between art and technology. Entirely dedicated to the understanding of this emerging and extremely topical phenomenon. Which will take place at the end of 2020.
Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) are a cryptographic mechanism that allows you to prove the authenticity. Lugano NFT Week and ownership of a piece of digital currency or other asset. As they are applied in the realm of digital art. They make it possible to guarantee the uniqueness and scarcity of a work. That is easily replicable or reproducible due to its digital nature, but which is made uncommon by its registration. In the Blockchain, hence increasing its value as a collectible. Because of this, NFT is not the work or even an artistic phenomena. But rather a blockchain-registered certification matching to that work or phenomenon.
As a result of a strong push from below, it has ushered in an epochal paradigm shift. That opens up new and interesting scenarios for the art market. Among which has been the release of enormous creative potential.
“The Future is Unwritten” exhibition at Villa Ciani’s ground level
The exhibition “The Future is Unwritten,” curated by Ivan Quaroni and Linda Tommasi. Will be on display on the ground floor of Villa Ciani from September 15 to October 15. On the basis of this selection, pieces from the hundreds of works. That make up the Poseidon Group’s collection. Which is one of the largest and most visible in Europe, will be presented. Patrons will be able to enjoy the works of internationally known artists. Who have played a pivotal role in the explosion of the phenomenon of Crypto Art. In which will be on display at the exhibition.
Like Beeple, XCOPY, Hackatao & Dangiuz, Federico Clapis, Skygolpe, Raphael Lacoste & Andre Chiampo. As well as two examples of the famed Cryptopunks from Larva Labs, are on display. With this extraordinary team, the curators have chosen a core of young artists or newbies to the NFT world. Such as Niro Perrone, Nicola Caredda, Giuseppe Veneziano, Adriana Glaviano, and Gi Roman. For the quality and originality of their work, in addition to a number of established artists.
The first level of Villa Ciani, on the other hand, will be dedicated to gaming fans. With an exhibition of digital and collectible pieces on display. As a result, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about NFTs developed. By Lugano-based companies, such as Crypto Heroes, an online game based on NFTs. Lugano NFT Week and the NFT Gaming protocol by Noku, the online 3D entertainment platform. The Nemesis by UNDO Studios, which combines the technology of virtual worlds. With gaming and gamification, as well as NFT of products from the world of luxury and jewels. Which are real “passports” of authenticity and ownership, made by Luxo.
Michele Foletti, Mayor of Lugano, declares:
“We have always closely monitored the development of new technologies and identified blockchain. As a hot topic for both global and local firms, residents, and citizens. We believe that a city should be at the service of its residents. And that Lugano should be a global leader in all applications of this technology “.