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ArtScience Museum in Singapore, TZAPAC and akaSwap Introduce Tezos Generative Art to the World

Singapore’s iconic ArtScience museum, a beacon for where art meets technology, has taken another step forward in its journey of artistic innovation. From August 19 to September 24, 2023, the museum is hosting a unique exhibition: Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI. The event is a reflection on the growing influence of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), generative art, and the role of artificial intelligence in today’s digital art landscape.

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Setting The Scene

Nestled in the heart of Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s ArtScience Museum has been a cultural landmark in Asia since its inception in 2011. Over the years, it has showcased works from legendary artists ranging from Leonardo da Vinci and Salvador Dalí to Vincent Van Gogh and Andy Warhol. This venue, with its signature lotus-inspired architecture, has consistently challenged and inspired, exploring the intersections of art, science, technology, and culture. With a history of hosting exhibitions that provoke thought and inspire awe, the museum continues its tradition of pushing boundaries and redefining the art experience.

Where Art Meets Technology

Now, Singapore’s iconic ArtScience museum, a beacon for where art meets technology, has taken another step forward in its journey of artistic innovation. From August 19 to September 24, 2023, the museum is hosting a unique exhibition: Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI. The event is a reflection on the growing influence of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), generative art, and the role of artificial intelligence in today’s digital art landscape.

“Innovation has always been a hallmark of artists. This sentiment is strongly echoed in the current exhibition. Blockchain and AI, rapidly developing fields, are intertwined with the world of art. NFTs have allowed clear ownership, authentication, and the development of new online communities.”

Sandra Campbell – SG Magazine

Tezos and Generative Art: A Deep Connection

Generative art has been a cornerstone of the Tezos community since the introduction of Fxhash in 2021. TZAPAC notes, “The public reaction to generative art has been nothing short of frenzied since platforms like Midjourney stepped onto the world stage.” Sandra Campbell continues, “Generative AI has gained traction, thanks to platforms such as ChatGPT.” Tezos has since become a vibrant ground for creators to experiment and innovate.

Aluan Wang, the founder of the Tezos NFT marketplace akaSwap, is among those who have been deeply inspired by this movement. Today, his dedication is evident in the “Chaos & AI Research” section of the ArtScience Museum’s exhibition.

Art and Its Human Touch

“Is generative art really art?” A question echoing through traditional and digital art circles.

“While algorithms and code are necessary tools, it’s always been the warmth of our human bonds and collaborative spirit responsible for positioning our Tezos community well in engaging the public in a dialogue about the future of art.”

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Visitors to the museum embark on an interactive journey. “So, when critics question the ‘soul’ of generative art, they perhaps overlook the stories of passion, innovation, and resilience abound in the Tezos ecosystem” remarks TZAPAC.

Visitors to the exhibition can upload any photo, which is then transformed into a unique piece of art via an algorithm, an experience captured by Campbell as “Blockchain and AI [being] rapidly developing fields in the world of art.”

Exploring Boundaries Between Human and Machine

As the boundaries between human creativity and machine learning continue to blur, initiatives like the one at the ArtScience Museum invite a broader audience to experience, understand, and partake in this evolution. Through collaborations with entities like TZ APAC and akaSwap, Tezos is at the forefront of this artistic revolution, making generative art more accessible and personal than ever before.

For those wishing to witness this convergence of art and technology firsthand, tickets to the exhibition are available on the ArtScience Museum’s website.

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