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El B-Art Award is a competition of several artistic categories that awards Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. to their winners.
- Several organizations from Argentina launched the second edition of the B-Art Award
- The motto is: “Express the Blockchain revolution with your art”.
- It is aimed at artists and writers from Ibero-America.
- The categories are photography, video, short a trading technique in which a trader borrows an asset in order to sell it, with the expectation that the price will continue to decline. In the event that the price does decline, the short seller will then buy the asset at this lower price in order to return it to the lender of the asset, making the difference in profit. story, poetry, physical art and digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. art.
- The prizes will be in Bitcoin.
A very good opportunity for artists and writers from Latin America, Spain and Portugal who also want to earn a little money in Bitcoin. So if you paint, do photography or video, or write poetry or narrative here’s your chance.
Several organizations in Argentina (the Bitcoin Argentina NGO, Bitcoin Iberoamerica Foundation y LABITCONF) presented thesegunda edición del B-Art Award , a multidisciplinary contest that awards prizes in Bitcoin to its winners .
Under the slogan “ Express with your art the Blockchain revolution ” The contest will have six categories to participate: photography, video, short story, poetry, physical and digital art. In addition, in conjunction with the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, there will be a series of open lectures on technology. Blockchain, its application in the art world and non-fungible tokens
Until October 10th
The contest rules are now open for participation. Artists have until October 10th to send their works. The selected works and the awards ceremony will be held at the tenth edition of LABITCONF , which will take place between the 10th and 13th of November this year in Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires, where there will also be talks, workshops and NFTs non-fungible token, a unique non-interchangeable piece of digital content that is stored on a distributed ledger (blockchain). and works of the most influential crypto artists in the region will be exhibited.
“With the B-Art Award we want to take the message of what this revolution represents further, transmitting the empowerment, social change change — a concept relevant to cryptocurrencies that use the UTXO model — is the number of coins sent back to a user after they use their unspent outputs to initiate a transaction. and ideas that are born from the understanding and adoption of these new tools, such as Bitcoin and Blockchain. We want to promote new ways of telling and expressing the emotions that these technologies generate”. said the president ofONG Bitcoin Argentina and the Bitcoin Iberoamerica Foundation, Rodolfo Andragnes.
For her part, the Executive Director of ONG Bitcoin Argentina, Jimena Vallone, added: “ This new edition of the B-Art Award, through expression and creation, will contribute to generate and strengthen bonds of trust a trust is a fiduciary relationship in which one party, known as a trustor, gives another party, the trustee, the right to hold title to property or assets for the benefit of a third party, the beneficiary. within our community, which is bigger every year”.
“The B-Art Award seeks to highlight the role of creators in the Blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. revolution. We want everyone who has a way of expressing this technology to bring their works or participate in the courses, talks and workshops that we will be organizing within the contest. The B-Art Award is a commitment to creativity, to new cultural forms that approach this technology, that generate value and strengthen a horizontal community”, said Aida Pippo, member of ONG Bitcoin Argentina and coordinator in blockchain technology, a coordinator is a specialized client that allows nodes to verify the validity of their copy of the ledger against specific transactions. of the contest.
Positive Impact of Blockchain and Bitcoin
The organizers of the B-Art Award remarked that the aim of the contest is “ spreading the positive impact of the use of the Blockchain and the adoption of Bitcoin “. Participation is “totally open and free”. The only condition is that the artists must be “over 18 years of age from the Ibero-American region”. . As in the previous year, the prizes for the winners, a total of USD $3,900, will be awarded in Bitcoin. It is worth noting that it is the total amount, the prize per category ranges from 500 to 1,000 US dollars.
The jury of the B-Art Award 2022 is made up of:
- Arte físico: Ignacio Gutierrez Zaldivar, Vic Tolomei y Aida Pippo;
- Digital art: Gus Grillasca, Clementina Giraldo and Soy Fira;
- Video and photography: Javier Lourenço, Pablo De Sousa and Paula Woscoboinik;
- Short story and poetry: Rodolfo Andragnes, Connie Ansaldi and Federico Andahazi.
At the same time, together with the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, a series of open, free and introductory talks on technology will be held. Blockchain, its application in the artistic world and NFTs. The training sessions will take place at the Ricardo Güiraldes Library (Talcahuano 1261, CABA) on September 2, 16 and 30 and October 14. All talks will be from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm.
More information on the B-Art Award 2022 at https://bitcoinargentina.org/premiobarte-2022/
Source: Press release
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