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CryptoCreative Symposium at Creative Tech Week

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DCTV Independent Media Arts Center

87 Lafayette Street

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CryptoCreative at Creative Tech Week

A Symposium Exploring Blockchain's Impact on Creativity and the Arts

On Thursday May 10 from 2pm to 9pm, join us in Tribeca for a symposium featuring the entrepreneurs, developers, artists, curators, and creatives pioneering Blockchain's impact on creativity and the arts. Come meet and network with the creative minds at the forefront of Blockchain creativity and enjoy delectable refreshments and beverages, plus performances and art exhibits 7-11:30pm. 21+

Participate in a deep-dive conversation about the following topics:

  • Definition of therms like Blockchain, Tokens, DApps and SmartContracts for those new to the space
  • Exploration of what decentralized and distributed mean for the Blockchain
  • How SmartContracts Help Track Provenance, IP and Royalties for Online Content, Art and Music
  • Design, Arts and Music Startups Organizing Around Innovations in the Blockchain
  • Exploring High-Stakes Online Trading and Live Auctions of Proveably Rare Art, GIFs and JPGs
  • How Musicians and Artists are Tokenizing to Generate Revenues
  • Art Installations Using Ethereum, BitCoin and CryptoCurrency


2pm-2:15pm Registration

2:15-3:00 WTF even are Blockchain, Tokens, DApps and SmartContracts? A Conversation with Sherone Rabinovitz and Cynthia Gayton

2:15-2:45 Keynote: The Promise of Blockchain across Sectors. Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger

3:30-4:15 Panel: Open, Distributed, Decentralized, Unstable: The Philosophy and Politics of the Blockchain. Moderator: Scott Draves, electricsheep.org. With Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger; Matthew Schutte, Director of Communications, Holo; and Saraswathi Subbaraman, Project Lead, Circles UBI

4:15-4:45 BREAK

4:45-5:30 Panel: Smart Contracts for Creativity: Royalties and IP. Moderator: Steve Masur, Masur Griffits. With Lauren Van Haaften-Schick, Artist Contract Expert; Cynthia Gayton, Esq.; and Benji Rogers, DotBlockchain Media.

5:30-7:00 pm Panel and Discussion: Putting Art and Media on the Blockchain. Moderator: Isabel Draves. With Scarab X; Kevin McCoy, Monegraph; Judy Mam, Dada; Jess Houlgrave, Codex Protocol, Louis Parker, Archetype.

7-7:30 BREAK

7:30-8:15 Panel: Trading Dank Rares.
Moderator: Jessica Angel, #ArtProject Decentralized. John Crain, Pixura; Theo Goodman, Co-Founder, Rare Pepe Foundation; Thomas Nicholas, Dir. Community, RareArt.io; Jeff Zirlin, rare art investor and co-counder at Kitty Hats; Jason Rosenstein, Archetype


8:15-9pm Panel: Tokenization for Musicians and Artists. Moderator: Steve Masur, Masur Griffits. With Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky, DJ Pepe J-Scrilla Ventura, Dennis Adamo


9pm-Midnight
Songs and performances


Our Advanced Pricing ticket purchasing system is EXTENDED through Monday!

Please note: You can also buy a full Creative Tech Week Hub Package at this Eventbrite location, entitling you to attend the Arts Hub and Performances (details coming soon), VR Night (Weds May 9th at DCTV, the CTW2018 Conference on Friday May 11 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, and CryptoCreative.

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