Our project seeks to bring awareness of the global Cuban artist community, specifically those creating Non-Fungible Crypto art!
Gianni D’Alerta, Miami, USA has been working in technology, branding, and marketing for more than 20 years. Gianni’s insatiable curiosity drew him to the blockchain industry in 2013 where he was a founding member Ethereum. In 2017, D’Alerta worked alongside Ethereum’s founder Anthony Di Iorio at Decentral/Jaxx as the Director of Marketing, leading the organization’s global branding initiatives. Earlier in his career, D’Alerta was an early employee of gaming hardware company Alienware – where he led design initiatives and created the iconic identity seen by millions today. Today you can find him helping businesses with their blockchain and marketing strategies at NAKA, tinkering with a number of NFT projects, including helping the City of Miami, Mayor Suarez and Venture Miami on blockchain initiatives.
Gladys Garrote, Havana, Cuba, is curator, art writer and Art History professor in the Havana University. She is the Co-Foundar of ClitSplash, the first NFT collective of Cuba, focus in women, trans and minority artist. Garrote has collaborated in the organization of exhibitions of Cuban and international artists associated with the Havana Biennial, both in the main exhibition and the collateral projects, through curatorship, promotion and management. Her interests include topics related to the contemporary Cuban art market and the private management that is generated around emerging Cuban artists. Topics such as feminism, cultural memory, the rewriting of history, collective identities and self-reflexivity have been reviewed by Garrote in some of her essays and critical texts.