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Tezos Gitcoin Hackathon Offers $50k in tez to Help Onboard Art Institutions to Web3

The WAC Lab (Web3 for Arts and Culture), built on the energy-efficient Tezos blockchain, announced that Gitcoin will host a month-long hackathon (May 25th to June 25th) with a prize pool of $50k in tez during its final stage of the research and learning program.

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Gitcoin Month-long Hackathon with $50k in tez Prize Pool

  • The 8-week fellowship program called WAC (Web3 for Arts and Culture) has kicked off and features 8 established art + culture institutions learning how to incorporate web3 technologies
  • Tezos is partnering with Gitcoin to host a hackathon within WAC. Prize pool is $50k in tez and there are no prerequisites to join (non-technical people welcome!). Sign up at https://gitcoin.co/hackathon/wac/onboard 

The WAC Lab (Web3 for Arts and Culture), built on the energy-efficient Tezos blockchain, announced that Gitcoin will host a month-long  hackathon (May 25th to June 25th) with a prize pool of $50k in tez during its final stage of the research and learning program.

The WAC fellowship is an 8-week fellowship program called WAC (Web3 for Arts and Culture) features eight established art and culture institutions learning how to incorporate web3 technologies.

Inspired by the new use cases identified during the program, the eight bounties will explore beyond drops and collectibles to create open-source proof of concepts on the Tezos blockchain.

We will talk about on-site web3 interaction, NFT ticketing, tokenomics for a curation DAO, web3 integration in virtual spaces, and much more. Anyone can submit entries, technical knowledge is not required. The fellows will announce the bounties to the Gitcoin community in an online event  at 2pm UTC on May 25th.

Hackathon Twitter Space: 16:30 UTC, 26th of May on @GitcoinDAO Twitter

Submission deadline: June 25, 2022

Sign up here: ​​https://gitcoin.co/hackathon/wac/onboard 

The two primary goals of this fellowship are to 1) onboard cultural institutions in Web3 and identify new use cases, and 2) provide an open-source template for other museums, festivals, and more to build their own future.

The fellows imagine different decentralized future scenarios for the arts & culture sector through a UNESCO-backed futures literacy lab hosted by the MOTI Foundation.

The WAC has been engineered by We Are Museums, an international community of museum professionals, and TZ Connect, a Berlin-based team dedicated to advancing the Tezos ecosystem, in collaboration with Blockchain Art Directory 2.0. 

The fellows are as follows: BeFantastic (India), C/O Berlin (Germany), Light Art Space Foundation (Germany), NXT Museum (The Netherlands), Octobre Numérique (France), Signal Festival (Czech Republic), Van Gogh Museum (The Netherlands), and Villa Albertine (United States).

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