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online meeting | CONTEMPORARY. Present and future of photography as NFT

The NFT art market continues to boom and from the platform How to be a Photographer they don't want to be left behind. NFT sales are helping to bring autonomy back to many visual artists, but with regards to photography in particular, its potential in the world of NFTs is largely untapped.

In this online chat, which will take place next September 19 with the participation of Irene Cruz y Susan of God, and moderated by Martha Soul, the platform will present its new gallery of carefully selected NFT works available for purchase through OpenSea.

In addition, some basic notions about the functioning of the crypto world will be discussed and a new call entitled CONTEMPORARY, aimed at international photographers who want to show and sell their NFT work through the gallery of How to be a photographer at OpenSea.

Irene Cruz

Irene Cruz (Madrid, 1987) is a PDO photographer and video artist. She is fully dedicated to photography in various fields: video art, cinema, as well as teaching. His works have been presented at festivals, fairs or individual and group exhibitions around the world, such as the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the Círculo de Bellas Artes or the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid, La KunstHalle or Tempelhof in Berlin, Project Art Space from New York, the MUA3 from Alicante or the Da2 4 from Salamanca.

He currently resides in Berlin, where he takes advantage of the proximity to nature and the northern light to incorporate them into his works.

She combines her career in contemporary art with teaching (at various universities and specialized schools in Mexico, Spain, the UK, Germany and Switzerland) and her work as director of photography and colourist.

Susan of God

Susana de Dios is a photographer and coordinator of NFT projects on the platform How to be a photographer. He currently lives and works in the UK. Her practice explores notions of identity, place, memory, and the passage of time. Her work has appeared in national and international exhibitions and is archived in institutions such as the Victoria and Albert, historic england and British Library, Among others.

Susana has also collaborated with the British Journal of Photography en 'Edit365', the publication's first exhibition of NFT works. His contribution to this project is part of a limited edition collection and has been included in a collectible photobook.

His work NFT has been exhibited at festivals ARS ELECTRONICS y Altered Realities in New York (2021) and STRATOSPHERE in Beijing (2021).

Martha Soul

Marta Soul (Madrid, 1973) is a photographer and curator who currently lives and works between Spain and the United Kingdom.

His photographic career began in 2005, when he founded NOPHOTO, a collective-agency made up of 13 photographers based in Madrid (Spain) and Wuhan (China). In 2010 she directed the international residency project “Places of Transit” organized by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development. In 2013 she created the exhibition program "Guests of the Present" for the CentroCentro cultural space of the Madrid City Council. And in 2014 she directed the “Transvisiones” international residency program for the Alcobendas Art Center whose exhibition was presented at Photoespaña 2015.

His photographs are part of numerous international exhibitions and collections. His work has appeared in media such as El Pais, La Repubblica, Times Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, Harper's Bazaar, Io Donna or Iternazionalle Magazine (among others).

In 2020, she created the platform How to be a photographer, whose main function is to make visible the artistic work of women in photography, as well as to increase the cultural connection between authors from different countries.

online meeting | CONTEMPORARY. Present and future of photography as NFT

When: Monday, September 19, at 18.00:XNUMX p.m. (Spanish peninsular time)

Where: Online, via Zoom.