DigitalArt4Climate announces the winners of the competition at COP26.
A panel of thought leaders and blockchain visionaries from around the world met on November 11th in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP26) to announce the finalists and winners of an illustrious art performance in the DigitalArt4Climate competition.
DigitalArt4Local Weather is a multi-faceted crypto-environmental initiative organized by IAAI GloCha in collaboration with UN-Habitat’s youth program to empower the global artist community to create works of art.
Led by Romi Sumaria, CEO of The Indirect Daily life, and in the presence of Irina Karagyuar, founder of DigitalArt4Weather, Head of Metaverse Growth at Special Community, Miroslav Polzer and Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Kristina Cornèr of projects and ideas that clean, carbon-efficient Use technology to support upcoming environmental challenges.
GloCha founder DigitalArt4Weather and esteemed COP26 presenter Miroslav Polzer announced that the competition received 208 entries from 58 countries.
Noting that the artists used a range of tools and traditional and technological media, from digitized acrylic and fresco paintings to artificial ones Intelligence and amalgamation.
In addition to presenting the work of the 30 finalists during the COP26 summit on digital billboards and on the project’s world-wide website, DigitalArt4Local Weather has also partnered with the air-conscious Metaverse Space Artgence to create a three-dimensional and emotional virtual gallery .
This special collection is to be auctioned privately on June 5, 2022, recognized worldwide as World Environment Day, in support of the 17 goals of the United Nations for sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda.
Offering a philosophical vision of how artistic appreciation can enable us to recognize universal challenges, Miroslav Polzer says:
“We believe that through the process of appreciating art we witness the struggles and brilliance of people, and through the process of creating art we surrender to the brilliance within ourselves.”
The four winners of the competition will be determined by the result of an online public vote, while the particular winner placement of the competition will be chosen by the members of the association.
First prize went to Filipino digital eco-artist Bricx Martillo Dumas for his work entitled Nexus, which depicts the sadness of a human hand holding a plastic bag with a blue drink and a straw, in addition to a cigarette, has smoke, it goes into the atmosphere like little leaves.
Martillo speaks passionately (timestamp 2:55) about the importance of collective ownership in pursuing climate change, citing his life-changing experience with Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013 in his hometown of the Philippines, the underlying reason for the environmental dynamics behind the active one Climate is.
Second place in the competition was awarded in three ways to the Iranian artist Amir Karimi for “Every Next Lake”, the French artist, Ekaterina Lestienne for “The Wildfire” and the US artist Chloé Hajjar for “Allegory of Survival”.
Finally, the special prize of the competition, which was the only choice of the group, went to Mathare Roots and Graffiti Women from Mlango Kubwa for their mural Group Spirit in Kenya.
The second-placed artist Lestienne gives the audience vivid insights into the visual ideology of her work.
“My layered, detailed, structured digital collage relates to the multidimensional soul of the world and can be interpreted as our precious and beautiful planet that is peacefully disrupted by extreme climatic events.”
Later at the conference, Distinctive Network’s leader of metaverse growth Irina Karagyuar spoke expertly on the importance of encouraging humankind as a collective force in building a sustainable ecosystem and technological dynamic for the next generation:
“We have inherited incredible legacies from our common ancestors. Be an ancestor that future generations will be proud of. Be passionate, vulnerable, and rebellious for a lifetime. Let’s dive into brand new ways and tools to create a better world. Let our lives record the impact of humanity on the planet. “
Unique Network, a parachain project within the Kusama and Polkadot ecosystems, was selected by the United Nations back in August 2021 to support the NFT climate initiative, Cointelegraph reports.
By visiting the DigitalArt4Local weather network, users can now claim a free environmentally friendly NFT asset called Global Angel. The artwork, supported by Unique Network and built on the Polkadot relay chain, means a message of unity between our physical and digital world.