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Virtual | Fine Art Photography in the NFT Space, with Ashlyn Davis Burns
May 25, 2022 | 6:00 pm
NFTs have become a hot topic of discussion as a major disruptor of the traditional art market. Typically framed in relation to digital artists (like Beeple, the artist who broke records at auction with his $69 million NFT in the spring of 2021), NFTs have also swiftly been gaining traction among established artists working in traditional media, particularly in photography. Ashlyn Davis Burns has been representing traditional lens-based artists’ physical work and their collections in the NFT space since 2021. In this talk, we will hear about the significance of the blockchain for photography, its growing market position, and probable directions for the future. Ashlyn will cover landmark projects that have created the current market for NFT photography, as well as new platforms that have launched in the past year, including her own. The platform will support some of the most prominent photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries through their “genesis drops” in the space.
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About the Speaker
Ashlyn Davis Burns is a founding director of Assembly (www.assembly.art), a multi-faceted gallery and platform that works with contemporary, lens-based artists across virtual and in-person programs. She has supported photographic artists for the past decade through curatorial, editorial, and fundraising initiatives. Most recently she served as the Executive Director & Curator of Houston Center for Photography (2015-2020). She has written for numerous publications, consulted with artists and publishers on photo-books, and curated exhibitions internationally for libraries, universities, and galleries. Ashlyn earned her BA in Art History from Pratt Institute and her Master’s Degree in American Studies at the University of Texas with a focus on American photography and culture.
Thank you to ArtTable Houston Chapter Leader Elise Arnoult Miller for organizing this program.
Image: Ashlyn Davis Burns, courtesy of the speaker
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