Featuring Hungarian model Barbara Palvin, Spanish magazine Elle will be the first fashion magazine in Spain to create an NFT (non-fungible token) from its cover.
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The Hungarian model is featured on the cover of the February issue, of which Spanish artist Gala Mirissa has created an audiovisual art piece. It will be auctioned on February 23rd and the proceeds will go to support children with cancer.
FactGala Mirissa is a digital artist based in Barcelona and Reus (Tarragona). She works on artistic digital artworks, but a peculiarity of Gala’s is her versatile skills in combining photography and art with “motion graphics,” creating something that looks alive, evoking the feeling of movement as a universal language. She was a finalist at the 2018 VISUAL ARTIST AWARDS MIAMI for Best Technical Innovation, selected for the International Filmmakers Biennial “Women Cinemakers” and interviewed to promote women’s participation in multimedia art.
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The art piece, titled “Mujer ELLE,” was created using Rafa Gallar’s photos of Barbara Palvin, among others. Besides different softwares, the After Effects application was also used to make the image come alive.
NFT means a non-replaceable, digitally protected object that cannot be copied. A token is the digitized form of an asset. The token, therefore, has a certain value or function. At the same time, however, real assets such as real estate or music rights can also be tokenized by transferring the associated rights and obligations to the token. This means that the ownership relationships are mapped digitally and are therefore tradable.
Sources: Elle, Stuttgarter Nachrichten
Featured image: Model Barbara Palvin arrives for the premiere of the film Competencia Oficial at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2021. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/MTI/EPA/ANSA