aorist is a next generation cultural institution with a sophisticated marketplace that empowers contemporary artists creating at the edge of art and technology. Through a cross-disciplinary program of exhibitions, commissions, partnerships, and an incubator, aorist bridges the digital and the physical domains and supports artists to experiment, co-create, and innovate.
Taking advantage of web3 technology to offer advanced tools for artists to push the limits of their practice, aorist redefines ownership, authenticity, and social capital. aorist is powered by Algorand which allows audiences to discover and collect seamlessly on-chain in the most efficient and environmentally responsible manner, and has partnered with ClimateTrade to offset all carbon emissions and achieve carbon negativity.
aorist is founded by key players in blockchain technology, Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile - a trailblazer, patron and innovator in the NFT ecosystem; and Andrea Bonaceto - an artist and entrepreneur; as well as leading artworld figure, creative placemaker and cultural strategist, Ximena Caminos.