The metaverse project decentralized (MANA) has announced the lineup for its 3rd annual Metaverse Art Week titled The world is made of codefeaturing “stunning” work by contemporary artists and contributions from a Ukrainian non-fungible token (NFT) project.
According to an announcement from Decentraland, Metaverse Art Week 2022 will begin on August 24 and run through August 28, and will feature work from a range of artists and designers from around the world, as well as major art houses such as Sotheby’sart communities and creative groups such as Artnet and UXartlaband NFT marketplaces open sea and rareamong other things.
In addition, well-known names from the world of contemporary art, including Burton Morris and Frida Kahlo’s Family, will exhibit “stunning installations,” Decentraland said in an emailed statement.
When it comes to Frida Kahlo’s Family, they will launch the Frida Kahlo Family Red House in partnership with Donkey.Lifewhich will be an immersive experience showing the first half of the famous artist’s life.
The “collaboration brings never-before-seen artworks by Kahlo to the metaverse,” the press release said.
The works are categorized as Contemporary Art World, Web3 Art Spaces and Digital Artists & Communities.
Among the contributors to this year’s Art Week is the Ukrainian Metahistory – War Museumlaunched a charitable NFT project to document facts about the war in Ukraine.
Activities during the Art Week are centered around a virtual 3D sculpture garden known as Art Plaza, described by Decentraland as a “gravity-defying open-air museum.” Activities include gallery exhibitions designed by the community and art collectives, as well as several discussion panels and roundtables, the announcement said.
The announcement stated that,
“[T]The third annual Metaverse Art Week will explore how the human mind evokes an emotional response when art is presented that is inspired by mathematical designs present in nature, and how metaverse technology pushes the boundaries of programmatic art and redefines what is an immersive experience. . ”
Commenting on Sam Hamilton, Creative Director of the Decentraland Foundationsaid this year’s Art Week comes at a “critical time for the greater adoption of Web3 technology and decisions about our digital reality.”
“This year’s Art Week is a love letter to what the next generation of artists are doing in the metaverse,” he added.
Inspired by this year’s Venice Biennale, a “big part” of the art week focuses on sculptural and architectural design, “showing the next generation of what virtual worlds will look like,” the announcement said.