Digital Artist Siebren Versteeg Is Debuting a Collection of Time-Based Generative NFTs That Critiques… NFTs, Min Chen, δημοσίευση στο Artnet news [7/3/2023]
As an artist operating at the cutting edge of new media, Siebren Versteeg is not blind to the shortcomings of technology. In fact, his works, which date back to the 2000s, have leveraged digital tools themselves—generative algorithms, live data feeds, web scraping techniques, programming languages—to critique the role of technology in contemporary culture, while centering the art-making as a gesture in itself.
The emergence of NFTs, then, should have piqued the interest of the tech-minded man. But Versteeg told Artnet News that the crypto art space, with its emphasis of commodity over the creative process, is “in many ways antithetical to the kind of ethics and ambitions of my work.”
So, in response to the NFT phenomenon, Versteeg is releasing his first NFTs. But of course, these won’t be your usual PFPs: Titled “For a Limited Time,” the collection is billed as a year-long “artistic experiment” that invites collectors to decide when and what to mint.
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