Campus Art Dubai 9.0 Blockchain Edition, is an 8-week programme that started in January 2022, for UAE based artists with experience in the fields of photography, videography, visual art, animation, sound or new media art.
Seminars occurred once a week and were facilitated via Zoom, the programme aimed to provide applicants with an in-depth overview of the NFT world, led by a host of local and global leading experts in the blockchain and its applications for artists, it also provided an opportunity for the artists to be mentored one-on-one throughout the process.
The programme covered a wide range of topics such as:
- Benefits of blockchain technology and its principles of operation
- Cryptocurrencies and their role in the financial world.
- Security tokens and tokenization of art.
- Blockchain in Art.
Artists that had a proven track record of working within the digital realm with experience in areas such as photography, video art, visual art, animation, sound art or new media art were able to apply.
The programme culminated in participants creating their very own NFT artwork which was showcased in a dedicated display at Art Dubai 2022 and exhibited on Materia’s platform.