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5 NFT works by 5 contemporary artists
Discover the 5 selected artists, the 5 galleries that represent them, and the 5 NFT works made for the Surfing NFT project.
Matteo Nasini
Clima Gallery
The research of Matteo Nasini starts from sound study, to take physical shapes deeply examining and observing the sound and plastic substance’s surface. This leads to a practice that methodologically develops in sound installations, performances, textile and sculptural works.
From the top clockwise: Portrait of the artist | Inspirational works: Mangiastelle Assiale, 2021. Photo Flavio Pescatori; Welcome Wanderer, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Clima, Milan
Sarah Ortmeyer
Dvir Gallery
«Sarah Ortmeyer’s work is both nuts and serious, intellectually challenging as well as visually stunning, refined in its execution and yet emotionally completely raw. Many of the themes in Ortmeyer’s work draw from the her keen interest in — and uncanny understanding of — cultural, human, and political interrelations, whether contemporary or historic, highbrow or lowbrow, academic or punk.» Felix Burrichter
From the top clockwise: Inspirational work: Diabolus, 2020 | Portrait of the artist. Photo Peter Mochi, 2021 | Inspirational work: Diabolus, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Dvir Gallery, Brussels, Tel Aviv
Darren Bader
Galleria Franco Noero
Here I am redoing a tweet! / Character limit again has me beat The ambiguities of NFTs / Have begged in me ("self-entreaty”) To see if I could find a means / Of making sense of in-betweens To ascertain + to essay / To annotate a new foray Into 3 letters / a r t
From the top clockwise: Portrait of the artist | Inspirational work. Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
Claudia Comte
König Galerie
Claudia Comte's work is defined by her interest in the memory of materials and by a careful observation of how the hand relates to different technologies.
From the top clockwise: Inspirational works: After Nature, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid 2021. Commisioned by TBA21 Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary. Photo Stefan Altenburger; How to Grow and Still Stay the Same Shape, Castello di Rivoli, 2019. Photo Roman März | Portrait of the artist. Courtesy of the artist and König Galerie, Berlin
Damon Zucconi
Veda
Damon Zucconi works with custom software and scripts to create works which are typically accessible online. He utilizes vision, literacy and pattern recognition to make plain the perceptual experience.
From the top clockwise: Portrait of the artist | Inspirational works: My Attraction May Fade but I Will Not, 2020. Photo Flavio Pescatori; Euphorbia milii, 2016. Photo Jacopo Menzani. Courtesy of the artist and VEDA, Florence
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Matteo Nasini - Clima Gallery
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Sarah Ortmeyer - Dvir Gallery
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Welcome Wanderer
by Matteo Nasini
for Clima Gallery
The jury
A jury composed of Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum and Samuele Piazza selects the NFT work winning the OGR Award, leading to the acquisition by the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT as part of its Collection.
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Daniel Birnbaum
Daniel Birnbaum
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Samuele Piazza
Samuele Piazza
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Daniel Birnbaum
Daniel Birnbaum
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Samuele Piazza
Samuele Piazza
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Daniel Birnbaum
Daniel Birnbaum
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Hans Ulrich Obrist
Samuele Piazza
Samuele Piazza
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino
Photo credits
Andrea Guermani
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