AI and Art Collide: Witness the Future at MakersPlace’s Hackathon!

MakersPlace is hosting a first-of-its-kind AI Art Hackathon! The leading marketplace for rare and authentic digital fine art is revolutionizing the world of art by embracing groundbreaking AI-generative art. The event takes place at NFC Lisbon on June 7-8. Esteemed artists, including BLΛC, Illustrata, DVK the artist, and DigitalCoy join forces with talented creators such as Trevor Jones, Hackatao, Coldie, Sasha Stiles, and more.

The collaboration offers art enthusiasts an extraordinary opportunity to acquire unique artworks and also enjoy exclusive benefits. As a highlight of the event, participants will have a chance to win an exceptional exclusive piece by Coldie.

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Makerplace AI Art Hackathon: Revolutionizing the AI Art Race

Building upon the recent introduction of MakersPlace’s AI Generative Art category, the platform continues to champion creators in the AI art space. The hackathon is in many ways a collaboration between humans and machines. MakersPlace encourages the use of AI technology as a creative tool and partner in the artistic process.

During the AI Art Hackathon, BLΛC, Illustrata, DVK the artist, and DigitalCoy will derive inspiration from a poem by Sasha Stiles. This poem is available for purchase on MakersPlace and licensed under CC0. Attendees then witness the real-time creation of art, immersing themselves in the artistic process. The completed artworks will then be auctioned as one-of-a-kind pieces on MakersPlace starting from June 15, 2023!

Trevor Jones and Hackatao will introduce mystery artifacts into the art creation process, surprising the participating artists and challenging them to think on their feet. These sketches are then sold as Limited Editions during NFC Lisbon, with Trevor Jones and Hackatao credited as collaborators, providing collectors with a tangible piece of the creative process.

A key figure in the AI Art Hackathon is Coldie. Coldie is an award-winning digital artist renowned for its expertise in stereoscopic 3D art. Coldie curates the participating artists’ artworks into a cohesive collage. Next, he employs Artmatr’s proprietary MATR robot to transform their sketches into robotically-painted physical works. Subsequently, Coldie merges these paintings into a unique physical artwork. This art features the signatures of Coldie, Trevor Jones, and the participating artists. Moreover, Coldie will remix the physical versions of the artists’ 1/1s to create digital stereoscopic ‘phygital‘ artworks. These will then be available for sale in late July or August 2023.

What’s in it For Collectors?

Purchasers of Open and Limited Editions by Sasha Stiles or the Limited Editions by the four collaborating artists with Trevor Jones and Hackatao will also receive exclusive benefits.

These benefits include:

  • The opportunity to participate in a raffle to win Artmatr robotically-painted physical works signed by Trevor Jones and/or Hackatao.
  • A chance to win a printed poster of a Limited Edition signed by one of the artists.
  • The possibility of receiving a personalized poem by Sasha Stiles, printed posters of the Limited Editions.
  • A raffle entry for two tickets to Trevor Jones’s Castle Party 2023 in Burgundy, France (excluding travel expenses).
  • Presale access, and exclusive pricing for future drops from DeltaSauce, DVK the artist, CharlesAI, 0009, Dehiscence, and more.

Additionally, holders of each Limited Edition by the four collaborating artists. These are a total of eight Editions. On the other hand, the 1/1s enter into a raffle for a chance to win the aforementioned 1/1 artwork created by Coldie on-site at NFC Lisbon. The snapshot for the raffle will be taken on Friday, June 23, 2023.

The world’s first AI Art Hackathon by MakersPlace redefines artistic expression It also showcases the immense possibilities when technology and artistic vision converge.

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