Art Commodities
2014 - Inkjet prints on tracing paper.

This artwork is presented as a provocative business model for the art market, which is introduced through an economic and social analysis of the contemporary art world. It proposes alternative modes of trading and collecting artworks for establishing democratic aesthetic values. A protocol called the Smart Art Market is enabled by a large series of unique pieces sold for very low prices. This economic model is defined through the Smart Digital Art Objects, which is a format invented by the artist to authenticate digital art via cryptography. Ultimately, the idea of collectable digital art, as well as economic and sales models, become the conceptual artwork itself. The artwork is presented with diagrams and texts that subtly use financial and economic language for persuading proposals about sustainable art markets.

Diagrams of the economic models and certification system

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