How Minnesota artists are working to build digital communities and networks of mutual support in emerging techno-financial spaces. Part one in a three-part series about digital art and the attention economy for the Walker Art Center platform Mn Artists.
During the global pandemic, communities out of necessity moved online. The nascent NFT community, being native to the digital world, likely welcomed many new artists and the generally NFT-curious into their fold during this time. While much of the digital world can be littered with hyperbolic conflict, cynicism, or deserts of indifference, many artists report positive experiences with the NFT world.