Robert Alice

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Current: Block 34 (51.895167° N, 1.4805° E), Sotheby’s Hong Kong
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Projects

2019 – Ongoing
Portraits of a Mind

A global art project to decentralise Bitcoin's codebase into 40 fragments, the work is currently globally decentralised to 15 cities on 4 continents, from San Francisco to Tokyo, including a number of institutional collections to be announced later this year. The exhibition and launch of the project at Christie's New York has been widely credited as one of the major events behind the subsequent rapid growth in the NFT space. It was the first NFT to be sold by a major auction house.

2021
Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale
Sotheby's London, New York, Hong Kong, Metaverse

Co-Curator.  Natively Digital is the largest NFT group show to date, held at Sotheby's across their headquarters in London, New York and Hong Kong and the Metaverse. A journey through the history of the medium, co-curated with Sotheby's, the exhibition selects over 20 of the leading artists exploring the cutting edge of NFTs.

2022
0,14: A Selection of Early NFTs at the Palazzo Giustiniani Lolin, Venice

Curator. A group show of exploring the early history of NFTs as part of the Decentral Art Pavilion at the Palazzo Giustiniani Lolin during the 2022 59th Venice Biennale.

Block 34 (51.895167° N, 1.4805° E), Sotheby’s Hong Kong
Portraits of a Mind, The Editions, Nifty Gateway
Datafields, Art Blocks

Exhibitions

April 2022
Singularity
Decentral Art Pavilion, Palazzo Giustiniani Lolin
Block 34 (51.895167° N, 1.4805° E)
Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Sotheby's Hong Kong
November 2021
Right Click Save
Appetite, Singapore
October 2021
Proof of Stake - Technological Claims
Kunstverein Hamburg. Curated by Simon Denny
June 2021
Natively Digital
Sotheby's. London, New York, Hong Kong, Metaverse
Portraits of a Mind [Permanent Loan]
New York University, New York
Proof of Art: A Brief History of NFTs, From The Beginnings of Digital Art to the Metaverse
Francisco Carolinum, Linz, Austria
March 2021
Virtual Niche
Ullens Center of Contemporary Art, Beijing
Jin Art Center, Shanghai
October 2020
Portraits of a Mind
Christie's, New York

Writing

2020
Set in Stone: Reading Satoshi’s v.0.1.0
Forthcoming
ON NFTs. A 600-page forthcoming survey art history of NFTs, published by one of the world's major publishing houses

Selected Press

2022
Hans Ulrich Obrist in Das Magazin
2021
Artnet
Financial Times
2020
Clot Magazine
So Far
New York Times
CNN

Speaking

2020
Interview with CADAF
2020
Panel discussion, WEB3.0 Foundation, Beijing
2020
Panel discussion, Vogue Singapore