Join us for the launch presentation of Future Art Ecosystems: Art x Metaverse (FAE2) presented by Victoria Ivanova, R&D Strategic Lead and Kay Watson, Interim Head of Arts Technologies, Serpentine.

Future Art Ecosystems (FAE) is an annual strategic briefing launched in 2020 that provides concepts, references, language and arguments that can be integrated into operational agendas for 21st century cultural infrastructure: the systems that support art and advanced technologies as a whole, and respond to a broader societal agenda.

FAE2 focuses on the larger stakes involved in revamping ‘digital strategy’ at cultural institutions. The advent of the metaverse—an always-online, persistent, spatial ‘second’ world—represents a fundamental shift in our notion of digital frameworks and presence. In this context, FAE2 outlines what is required to shape the metaverse’s evolution and have a relevant role within it.

FAE2 is produced in collaboration with Rival Strategy and Luke Caspar Pearson, Guest Producer.


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