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YAIR bringt Künstler, Galerien, Kunstförderer und Sammler zusammen... Stellen Sie sich und das Startup YAIR kurz unseren Lesern vor! Wir sind zwei Gründer, die aus den Bereichen Technologie, Kunst, Vertrieb und Marketing kommen. Lovis Leonardo Lüpertz und Florian...

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YAIR: Diese App will mit Blockchain den digitalen Kunstmarkt aufmischen... Wenn man ein Gemälde kauft, ist die Transaktion relativ simpel. Man bezahlt Geld und dafür besitzt man das konkrete Kunstwerk dann. Bei Druckgrafiken ist es schon ein bisschen unklarer. Es gibt...

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Hacking Finance

If contemporary art prides itself on embracing change, why is the art world stuck in a bourgeois cycle of buying and selling expensive, old-fashioned three-dimensional objects?The commercial art world has yet to welcome “media art.” There are many reasons for this,...

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BitTower, Ars Electronica 2019

Review by Hong Yu For the forty-year anniversary of Ars Electronica, the YAIR Platform from Berlin has commissioned digital artist Wu Juehui, a significant architectural installation “Bit Tower” at the St Mary’s Cathedral in Linz, the biggest cathedral in Austria. Wu...

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App Launch

The YAIR app will be launching it's app at Ars Electronica 2019! The app will allow all users to access art works on all their smart devices and offer patrons the chance to directly stake into artworks.

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WE ARE HOSTING A BIG EVENT AT ARS ELECTRONICA IN LINZ, AUSTRIA

Once a year, Ars Electronica invites artists, scientists and researchers from all over the world to a conclave in Linz to confront a specific, interdisciplinary theme in the context of speeches, workshops, exhibitions and symposia. Each year’s festival is dedicated to...

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TECH OPEN AIR 2019

On Thursday 04th of July, YAIR CEO Florian Braeunig moderated a panel at Tech Open Air a premier Berlin based conference, with several international satellites, examining the role of technology in our lives. The panel was entitled 'Diversifying the Art-rizon' and...

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Factory Creative Code

We were proud to present our concept at Factory's Creative Code event. The Creative Code aspires to be a leading art tech incubator for interdisciplinary digital art and we will be working closely with the Factory team on several event formats in the coming months....

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Next new artist on the YAIR platform!

YAIR is proud to announce Beijing based artist Yan Lei to join the platform and we are thrilled to exhibit his newest work for YAIR at Ars Electronica this September! The works of Beijing-based artist Yan Lei always begin with photographs, digitally reduced to a...

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Presenting YAIR in China

YAIR has been building strong relationships with key members of the high end Chinese contemporary art scene and has already successfully signed influential artists like Wu Juehui. We are in the talks with several other important artists and institutions and are...

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Factory: Art and Tech Talk

We have presented our project at the Factory's 1st Art & Tech talk. Factory's new CEO Nico Gramenz and Chief Innovation officer and Berlin electronic music legend Martin Eyerer introduced the new Art & Tech space at the Factory to be opened on 29th of May...

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YAIR is now a Comicstrip!

The YAIR origin story is a Comic!  Thanks to the awesome comic skills of El Santa from Hackerstrip for the stellar job putting it together.  And thanks to yours truly (Rufus) for the script.  

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Meet Robert Montgomery in London with YAIR TONIGHT!

TONIGHT IN LONDON On behalf of YAIR I am very happy to invite you to our event in London this Friday 5th of October. We will be giving insights into our concept and will introduce YAIR´s next upcoming artist, Robert Montgomery. There will also be a short...

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YAIR at ARS Electronica

YAIR was invited to present our project at ARS Electronica in Linz in September.  We had a station in the shadows of the “Bunker”. When we weren’t presenting our project we were roaming the dark cavernous chambers of “Postcity” and exploring locations all...

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Berlin Valley

Tech x Kunst: Yair im Interview... Mit ihrem Startup Yair möchten Leo Lüpertz, Florian Bräunig und Rufus Lane digitale Kunst zugänglicher machen. Mit Berlin Valley sprachen sie über Blockchain, den Kunsthandel der Zukunft und die Demokratisierung der Kunst. Das 2016...

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YAIR takes up residency at The Factory

This week the YAIR Team became members of Factory.  It is a dynamic coworking/networking/incubating/synergising centre of action located in one of the nicest corners of Berlin, right across the canal from Gorlitzer Park, Kreuzberg.  This is the native hood of most of...

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Tuscany working holiday

The YAIR team gathered in the Villa of Markus Luepertz in the Tuscan hills the midst of one of Europe's warmest ever summers.  We worked hard on preparing our timelines for the busy period ahead, finalising technical  and an art events roadmaps that over the next 8...

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Inspirational Art at Martin Gropius Bau

Today team YAIR had an interview with Cosima Justus from Berlin Valley startup culture magazine. We had a great chat about our kickass platform and where we see the art market in 10 years. In short we see great art in the hands of people everywhere rather than hidden...

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Meeting Fresco Founders, Synergy!

Today we had a wonderful late lunch with the Founders of the Fresco project, Roy Huang and Ting Liu. Fresco is a blockchain project that deals with Artworks and has many parallels to our own, both in purpose and approach.  It was super refreshing to meet people facing...

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Aeternity Blockchains Starfleet Incubator.

Flo and Rufus spent the week in Sofia, Bulgaria at blockchain startup bootcamp. YAIR was one of 17 teams selected from a pool of over 100, to participate in the "genesis week" incubator program run by Aeternity Ventures. We spent a fascinating week participating in...

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