NON - FUNGIBLE TOKEN
NFT - meaning unique, non-replaceable token. It is a unique digital code that represents some kind of digital item. It could be digital art or music, for example. There are many different types of non-fungible tokens, and they can be created on well-known blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Wait. What is a blockchain?
A blockchain is a digital database, most often in the form of a public ledger. It stores information across a network of computers. Transactions on a blockchain can be verified without the need for any central authority, like banks or governments, and are supposed to be impossible to change, hack or corrupt. Each transaction is time-stamped and added to a growing chain of blocks of data.
Are NFTs a new art form?
No. NFTs are not a new artistic medium in the way that oil paint, printmaking, photography or video art were. Even digital art (which is just art made on a computer) preexisted NFTs by decades.
NFTs are financial instruments. They make it easier to sell digital files by creating scarcity.
“Transparency into the art world”
NFTs won’t just bring digital art to the fore. It will bring “Transparency into the art world” (because the blockchain ledgers they’re stored on are public). And they’ll reward artists with resale royalties, because you can embed contracts in NFTs that award artists a percentage every time a work is purchased.
“NFTs have already transformed the art world, regardless of whether the boom continues,” curator Hans Ulrich Obrist said.
Estelle Graf is a renowned artist who has taken her fable characters into the world of NFT. The same motive in different characters and outfits make these works playful, very charming and delightfully fresh for the young and old. Check out Estelle's NFT's here.
Alice Wexell is a Swedish 3D artist, photographer and video director based in Stockholm. She is interested in experiencing and creating surreal environments trough new technologies.
Alice Wexell teamed up with Canadian artist Ryan Koopmans to create The Wild Within, a series that brings new life into abandoned buildings from a bygone Soviet era.
Based on real-world physical spaces, an animated rebirth into a digital realm has been created.
Read more about Alice work here.
Felicia Berlin is a Stockholm-based photographer who began her career in Paris. Felicia recently explored the world of NFT, and has taken her photography work to another level - motion. Watch her animations here to see how it's possible to take beautiful photos and transform them and offer you a new point of view into the world of NFT.
Stockholm-based artist - Francesca Berlin - now with a collection of NFTs with Barbie as front figure.
Animated NFT token for the Barbie Collection. All of the tokens in the Barbie Collection are animated.
Introducing the first-ever animated Barbie doll with blinking eyes and a basket full of surprises. In her special feature, Barbie winking animates her beautiful blue eyes — does she know you're watching? Explore more of her NFT's here.