Ars Electronica .ART Gallery – Welcome to the Exhibition

Yana Kuzmina, Aleksandra Artamonovskaja, Alexey Severin, Igor Golyak, Anica Zivaljevic

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Meet the Exhibition organizers, participating artists and pavillion partners!

Enter the Metaverse: the use of NFTs in Art and Gaming invites speakers working at the intersection of gaming, marketplaces and art to take a deeper look at the growing blockchain ecosystem for digital assets and its path towards the Open Metaverse.


Yana Kuzmina is the Digital Marketing Director at .ART, the art world’s digital domain, free of industrial and geographical constraints. .ART is a place where artists, institutions, professionals and creatives can register a clear and concise website address that reflects their occupation and belonging.

Alexey Severin Italy-based Russian Digital Artist working in various digital media: AR&VR, animation, 3d sculpture. Personal work exhibited at Digital Art Month Paris 2021, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia 2020, BAIFFF 2020. AR work featured on Lens Studio official website and appeared in The Verge, Mashable and other media. Long-term collaborator of Recycle Group powering digital aspects of their exhibitions including 57th Venice Biennale, Nuit Blanche Paris and Centre Pompidou pirate exhibition. Strive to blur lines between physical and digital realities, believing in a non-dystopian digital future.

Anica Zivaljevic is the Chief curator at VR-All-Art, a platform and marketplace for artists, galleries, museums and the general public to exhibit, explore and acquire art in virtual exhibitions.

Aleksandra Artamonovskaja is .ART Head of Partnerships, curator, advisor and NFT art consultant. For the last five years she has worked at the intersection of art and technology bringing innovative projects to widen the understanding of this space.

Igor Golyak is the founder of the Arlekin Players Theatre and Zero Gravity (zero-G) Virtual Theater Lab. His most recent projects, chekhovOS /an experimental game/ and State vs. Natasha Banina, became international virtual theatre sensations, both earning New York Times Critic’s Picks. His work with Arlekin has won numerous awards in the United States and internationally, most recently multiple Elliot Norton awards for his production of The Stone and The Seagull. His theatre has been invited to perform on famous stages and at world-renowned festivals all over the world, including Moscow Art Theatre, and festivals in Yerevan, Armenia, New York City, Chicago, Lviv, Ukraine, Monaco, and many others.


Yana Kuzmina – Digital Marketing Director at .ART
Aleksandra Artamonovskaja – .ART Head of Partnerships
Alexey Severin – 3D, VR and AR artist
Igor Golyak – Artistic Director of Arlekin Players Theatre
Anica Zivaljevic – Curator, VR-All-Art