The World of NFTs, Explained by Digital Artist Addie Wagenknecht

Contemporary artist Addie Wagenknecht is a veteran of the blockchain space — as much of a seasoned pro as one can be in a field that’s only a decade old. She’s been observing the gold rush over NFTs in the last few weeks and agreed to join me on this episode to educate newbies about blockchains, NFTs, and all the issues they bring up. Are NFTs good for artists and the art community? The short answer is maybe.  In addition to being an artist, Wagenknecht is Director of Technical Ecosystems at the Algorand Foundation, and she brings a much-needed pragmatism to the topic, as PR campaigns often make it seem like NFTs are going to change the world.  This is the first in a series of episodes we will publish in the coming weeks on the topic of NFTs.   Subscribe to Hyperallergic on Apple Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.

2356 232

Suggested Podcasts

Susan Watson: Registered Dietitian and Meal Planning Coach

Bald Move

New York Times International Best Selling Author, and host of Real Estate Rockstars Pat Hiban strips down the questions you ask, and answers them honestly

Serena Chauntrice

Mountain Folk

Invisible Media a Blinkist

Millenial Mind