Achieving True Market Disruption in the Digital Realm
Date & Time:
Sunday, August 4, 2019
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
CenturyLink Field Event Center (Christie’s Theater)
New art market platforms relying on blockchain technology have been touted as the answer to democratizing the art world, but are they? Without the participation of artists and a meaningful role for collectors, most online platforms are simply a digital version of those systems already available in the analog world. Join us for a conversation exploring radical ideas in fractional ownership of art and a true paradigm shift in how artists and collectors can collaborate to create market disruption and dynamic innovations.
Misha Libman is co-founder of Snark.art, a technology laboratory in Brooklyn, NY exploring creative and commercial possibilities in art. Misha holds a B.A. and M.A. in economics from the University of Chicago and studied film at the New School for Media Studies.
Sarah Conley Odenkirk is founder of ArtConverge in Los Angeles, CA, where she practices law and creates bespoke business strategies for artistic and cultural innovators. Sarah holds a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and is the author of A Surprisingly Interesting Book About Contracts for Artists and Other Creatives.