Tokenize This in VICE

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My work Tokenize This is the subject of a new article at VICE. In it I speak about the work, it’s stance towards NFTs, and how some artists are adapting themselves in the service of cryptoart platforms:

Until recently, [Grosser] said, the digital art community was “disconnected in a happy way from the more conventional art market with its money motivations,” allowing critical art to flourish. But “with the intro of big speculative finance, it’s shifted a lot of artists towards focusing on, ‘How can I get in on the gold rush?’ Now I see artists erasing their own URLs from Twitter bios and replacing them with links to cryptoart platform pages, and turning their Twitter feeds into very noisy adverts for platforms, talking about bids, drops, sales.”

Read the full piece at VICE.