Walid Raad’s “Festival of Gratitude” Uses Birthday Cakes to Examine Worldwide Fascism

New platform Artwrld debuts with an incisive project that mock-celebrates tyrants

On 28 July, the same day former and controversial president of Venezuela Hugo Chávez was born, art series Festival of Gratitude launched with decadent birthday cakes for Vladimir Putin, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Chavez himself. The mystifying NFT project is the inaugural series from new art platform Artwrld and stems from artist and co-founder of the platform Walid Raad whose performances, installations and photography …

Highlights from Voice’s Inspiring Women Rise NFT Residents Program

Guest curator Maliha Abidi shines a light on several superb artists

Carbon neutral NFT-minting platform Voice aims to equip and empower creators, a mission that sets it apart from many in the metaverse. Their easy-to-use minting system has already opened the doorway to web3 for an impressive roster of fine artists. Now, in conjunction with guest curator Maliha Abidi (co-founder of the wildly successful Women Rise NFT collection), Voice has launched the Women Rise NFT residents program—complete with powerful, thought-provoking …

The Oculus’ First NFT Exhibit, “Women In Web3: Her Dreams Realized”

500 screens in 17 Westfield locations, including the NYC icon, boldly display the work of five women artists

The expansive white walls of New York City’s Oculus now glow with striking science fiction fantasies, compelling portraiture and lighthearted illustrations that compose the distinct building’s first NFT exhibit, Women In Web3: Her Dreams Realized. Showcasing five women artists, the exhibit is the inaugural show hosted by Oculus operator Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield‘s new platform, The Drop at Westfield. With Her Dreams Realized, Westfield (as the entity is referred to) thoughtfully …