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OUR
JUDGES

Michèle Sandoz, the Head of Art Initiative at the Foundation of the International Committee of the Red Cross

MICHÈLE SANDOZ
Head of Art Initiative
at FICRC

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Jaguar Journey:

Emergent Equator Prize

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Michèle Sandoz, the Head of Art Initiative at the Foundation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, is an accomplished art professional, and has extensive experience in prestigious institutions. With significant roles at Christie's Zurich and Art Basel, she has shaped the industry and fostered cross-cultural collaboration. Michele's visionary leadership and dedication have made her a respected figure in the art community, leaving a lasting impact on the creative landscape.

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JOHN RHYS-DAVIES
Actor
& Storyteller

Digital Bard:

Nightingale Narratives Prize
 STORY TELLING

John Rhys-Davies, a distinguished figure in the entertainment industry, recognises the art of captivating storytelling. John honors those who skillfully weave compelling narratives within their chosen medium, leaving a lasting impact on their audience. With his discerning eye and profound understanding of the craft, John plays a vital role in celebrating storytellers who deeply engage and enchant through the power of their narratives.

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KERRY MURPHY
Founder of
The Fabricant

Peacock Panache:

Digital Couture Prize

D​IGITAL FASHION

As the founder of a renowned digital fashion house, The Fabricant, Kerry Murphy is operating at the intersection of technology and fashion, he is a true pioneer in the field. Known for using technology to create intriguing and seductive fashion narratives that defy the limitations of the physical realm. With his unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of digital couture, Kerry plays a vital role in honoring artists who are working in Digital Fashion today.

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OBJKT.COM
The largest digital art & collectible marketplace on Tezos

Seahorse Shift:

Cryptic Scales Prize

NFT STILL & MOVING IMAGE

Objkt.com is the largest NFT marketplace on the Tezos blockchain, providing a diverse array of offerings including art, music, collectibles, gaming items, and other virtual goods. With a mission to create the largest web3 creator platform, Objkt.com empowers creators, collectors, and builders within a brand-new economy. Through their platform, they are revolutionizing the way we engage with digital art, fostering innovation, and providing a space for artists and enthusiasts to thrive in the exciting world of NFTs.

EBOY
Pixel art
Collective

Chameleon Code:

Pixel Palette Prize

PIXEL ART

eBoy is a pixel art group founded in 1997 by Kai Vermehr, Steffen Sauerteig, and Svend Smital. Based in Berlin and Los Angeles, they are renowned for their intricate illustrations and isometric, three-dimensional style. With influences from pop culture and commercial icons, eBoy's artwork has gained a cult following among graphic designers worldwide. They have collaborated with renowned brands like Coca-Cola, MTV, and Adidas, and their portfolio includes gallery exhibitions and various products such as posters and shirts.

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fxHash
The generative Token
Platform on Tezos

Seahorse Shift:

Generative Tides

ALGORITHMIC & GENERATIVE ART

FXHash is the leading platform for generative art on the Tezos blockchain. It is a completely open platform where artists can create and sell their generative art NFTs without any curation. This inclusive philosophy has resulted in a true treasure trove of artistic gems.

Built on the Tezos blockchain, FXHash has attracted thousands of collectors and generated incredible sales volume within no time. FXHash is a must-watch for anyone interested in the future of art and technology.

Our Jury Panel select the finalists and category winners. The Panel responsible for the final selection of the winners is made up of digital art curators and critics, prominent artists in the digital art community, tech industry leaders and innovators, representatives from major art institutions, art collectors and patrons, and representatives from media and publishing companies focused on digital art and culture.
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JOHN SLYCE
VR&AR Course leader at Royal College of Art London

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Dragons Breath:

Phantasmal Flame Prize

VR/AR ART

John Slyce, a writer and critic based in London, specializes in art, language, and sign through his engaging writing and criticism. Having written on contemporary art and culture while residing in London since 1996, he brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to his work. Additionally, he serves as the Co-Course Leader, alongside Daniel Birnbaum, for 'Art for Virtual and Augmented Reality and AI in Art' at the Royal College of Art. His profound experience in this field renders him an invaluable judge

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Museum of Crypto Art
The biggest Crypto Art
Museum worldwide

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Honeybee Hive:

Collaborative Art Prize

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

 

The Museum of Crypto Art (M○C△) is a digital museum dedicated to crypto art. It was founded in 2021 by Colborn Bell, Shivani Mitra, and Reneil Schmidt. The museum is a non-profit organization, and it is governed by a board of directors. Moca exhibits its collection online as well as in both the virtual and physical worlds. M○C△ also offers educational programs on crypto art. Recently, M○C△ launched the largest-ever collaborative crypto art initiative, making them the perfect judge for collaborative project prize.

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LEO CRANE

Digital Art Course Leader

Sotheby's Institute of Art

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Swift Swallows:

Animation Ascendancy Prize

ANIMATED ART

Navigating the confluence of art and technology, Leo Crane merges over two decades of cultural sector expertise with innovative creative production. His experiences span co-founding three creative studios, forging long-term affiliations with entities like the V&A and Sotheby's Institute of Art, and catalyzing organizations to crystallize their visions and strategies. Leo has also harnessed Web 3 technology in his personal practice, notably premiering the first live opera NFT in Los Angeles in 2022, reflecting a seamless blend of tradition and digital innovation in the arts.

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