We love books, both printed and digital, and trust in their future. In creative dialogue with the exciting new world of Web3, analog paper and digital screen engage in an unexpected affair and inspire us to create fresh forms of storytelling, surprising artwork and digital collectibles.
True to the credo, everything should be at once surprising and inevitable.
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity.
Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Ein Nachmittag mit Picasso
Ausstellung in Heiliggeist / Landshut 10. Juni – 12. August 2023 / Dienstag – Sonntag 10.00 – 17.00 Uhr „In spielerischer Form greift die Video-Installation von jink.one Picassos Freude an Maskerade und Spiel auf, die in einer großen Sammlung an Hüten dinglich Ausdruck fand. Und sie ironisiert Picassos Aberglauben, denn mit den Haaren ‒ auch…
Arias Heads Picasso im Pavillion 333 / München Save the Date / 13. – 16. Juli 2023
books & art
Contrary to many visions and warnings digitization has not replaced the printed word. Quite the reverse, the more digitization progresses, the more glamorous the history of the printed book appears. Books are full of ideas & inspiration.
At the same time, new technologies allow us to enter into a closer relationship and an open exchange with our readers. At bookbridge, we are therefore exploring stunning new possibilities of expanding our books into the colorful, blockchain-based world of Web3 and experiment with connections between the physical and digital content worlds, surprising our audience with simply marvelous fine art digital collectibles, secured by one-of-a-kind NFTs.
A Date With Picasso
Die Geschichte einer FreundschaftDas Buch – The Book When Pablo Picasso met hairdresser Eugenio Arias in 1947, a deep relationship developed between them. Above all, their convictions as communists united the two Spaniards in southern France exile. But they also shared a love for bullfighting and a playful, cheeky sense of humor.
Arias Heads Picasso
Celebrating Picasso year 2023 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the artist’s death, bookbridge is thrilled to partner with multi-awarded artist jink.one Picasso turned night into day. Aging did not stop him from reinventing himself, dressing up, masking, disguising himself, intoxicating both his closest companions and his harshest critics. Check out jink.one’s amazing digital animated…
A Day With Eugenio AriasWas it really a friendship of equals, Achim Bunz wondered, before he met Eugenio Arias. For a day, the Munich based photographer, a keen and precise observer, accompanied Picasso’s then 90-year-old barber. Here is his answer.
Coming soon Renowned Jeanne Szilit explores Pablo Picasso’s interconnection with his work and its symbols. Teaming up with bookbridge, this is the artist’s first ever blockchain-adventure.
Tanzania x Everyday Future Fundraising
Gebrauchsanweisung für Tansania
Tanzania combines a unique blend of fascinating national parks, tropical coast and cultural diversity. It is the epitome of Africa’s longing – Serengeti, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar promise breathtaking adventures.
It’s What You See
During her research for the book “Gebrauchsanweisung für Tansania”, author Monika Czernin learned about The Ropes of Hope. As a co-founder of bookbridge she set herself the goal to help support the Tanzanian NGO in their efforts to save the local coral reefs. With excitingly beautiful digital collectibles/ NFTs jink.one makes an invaluable contribution which…
Stepping Beyond Your Bubble
Support the Coral Conservation Club at the secondary school on the island of Jibondo. There the children from all the small islands of the Mafia Island Marine Park learn about their rich natural heritage, marine biology and biodiversity, but also swimming and English. With your digital original/ NFT you finance the teacher’s regular salary as…
Ropes of Hope
With Ropes of Hope you help young fishermen learn to grow corals. In the open sea nursery, they fix young corals onto long ropes, the Ropes of Hope, to later plant them on the coral reef. Further they get training in using drones and underwater-cameras, interpreting data and communicating results to their communities.
At bookbridge, we are dedicated storytellers and artists. We are curious and we love the unexpected. We trust Human Intelligence and Human Creativity, and we love to be amazed. That’s why we team up with the most talented creatives. Together, we invite our readers on an exciting journey into Web3.
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