4 - 4:45 PM, Apr 30 (Asia/Calcutta)

NFTEASE

Hosted By
Kamya Ramachandran
Founder-Director, BeFantastic.in, Previously Director - Jaaga DNA, Faculty, Public Space Design - Srishti • BeFantastic.in • she/her
Archana Prasad
Founder & Chief Operations Officer • Dara.network • she/her

Renowned multimedia and NFT artist Raghava K.K., Aparajita Jain of the Indian NFT platform Terrain.art and Om Malviya of blockchain platform Tezos India will demystify the complexities around NFTs, enabling more people to make informed decisions while navigating the field. The conversation will be hosted by Kamya Ramachandran of techart platform BeFantastic and moderated by Radbot creator Vasundhara Das.

Aparajita Jain is the co-director of Nature Morte Art Limited since 2012, founder of Terrain.Art, India’s first blockchain powered art platform, and co-founder of India’s first international sculpture park with the Government of Rajasthan, at Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur. Having created Terrain.art, India’s first platform for NFTs, Aparajita would represent the Indian purview of what it takes to engage with this new and fascinating world of NFTs and Web3, keeping the global conversation in the forefront.

Om Malviya is the Founder and President of Tezos India, as well as the co-founder of Tezsure which builds multiple products on Tezos, Om has been active inthe Indian blockchain space since the beginning of its early educationefforts over the last 6 years. Prior to Tezos India and Tezsure, he co-founded http://itsblockchain.com, one of the first blockchain mediaand knowledge portals in India. Om has a background in SoftwareEngineering and Product Management, and graduated from Delhi College of Engineering.

Raghava K.K. is a multidisciplinary artist, storyteller and pioneer in the field of art & technology who explores transcendence through the lens of the current digital era. Featured on CNN’s list of ten fascinating thinkers in 2010, Raghava’s work traverses traditional forms of painting, installation and performance, while his practice embraces new media (artificial intelligence, neuro-feedback, bio-hacking, board and video games, crypto currencies etc), to express post-human contemporary realities. In 2021, Raghava was the first Indian to launch an NFT at Sotheby’s, New York, in partnership with BurningMan.

Vasundhara Das along with partner Roberto Narain, are the pioneers of the drum circle movement and run DRUMJAM, a company that uses the medium of music and rhythm for corporate training, team building and community building. Vasundhara was invited by Dara.network to be one of the select creators of a RadBot, where she crafted a multi-layered AI enabled conversational bot that represents cutting edge techart as NFTs.

Location
AUDITORIUM, INDIA ART FAIR GROUNDS