Ground X, a Kakao blockchain affiliate, announced on Aug.17 that it will hold a live talk show with seven Klipdrops creators on the Kakao social audio platform mm.
This event will be held for about one and half hour from 8:00 pm on Aug. 17. With Ground X CEO Ha Jae-sun, a total of seven artists including Koh Sang-woo, Noh Sang-ho, Don Seon-pil, Mr. Unknown, Lee Seung-jae, Lee Yun-seong, and Charles Jang will appear as speakers.
Klipdrops is a service that curates and distributes digital artworks in the digital asset wallet KLIP. The works published will be recorded on Ground X’s own developed public blockchain Klaytn and reborn as limited edition digital artworks.
From July 28 to September 19, Ground X has selected 24 top Korean artists as “24 Future Collective” and is conducting an Open Special Exhibition.
This talk show was prepared for artists to freely communicate about the possibilities of the digital art industry together.
An official from Ground X said, “We expect creators to directly introduce limited edition digital artworks introduced at Klipdrops to increase enhance the understanding of the artworks and to explore new possibilities of art creation through digital art. We will expand exchanges between artists and users by linking various online and offline integrated events and exhibitions.”
A staff from Kakao said, “As digital art has recently been attracting attention as a trend by the MZ generation, we have prepared a time to share various knowledge and information about it on a social audio platform. With mm, we are going to continuously seek opportunities to communicate with users with unique and interesting topics.”0
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