Cryptocurrency has turned the world of finance on its head, and with the rise of NFTs (non-fungible tokens), it’s now revolutionizing the art sector. The new trend is heading towards tattoos as NFTs. Find out how it works.
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Tattoos inked on the Blockchain
At first glance, the world of tattoos and that of cryptocurrency seem to operate in different galaxies. However, the company Blackdot creates a technological bridge between these two worlds, paving the way for an unprecedented synergy between body art and blockchain technology.
According to a press release the American company Blackdot introduced a revolutionary innovation: tattoos stored on the blockchain and held as NFTs. This convergence between art and technology ensures that each time a design is used, the artist receives royalties.
Beyond royalties, Blackdot offers a showcase for tattoo artists. The company has introduced the Blackdot Gallery, a platform for marketing their designs. What’s more, artists can limit the supply of their creations, offering exclusive collections and even one-off pieces.
An advanced technological process
Blackdot relies on cutting-edge technology to provide guarantee the uniqueness of each tattoo. Before inking, the machine evaluates the customer’s skin specificity, to define the perfect parameters for the tattoo.
Tattoo designs are stored in a secure cloud accessible at all Blackdot studios, and the company uses blockchain technology to track tattoo completion.Extract from the press release
Renowned artists such as Tyler Hobbs, Omer Tunca and John Craig have already collaborated with Blackdot, offering exclusive designs. In addition, the innovation of Blackdot has received acclaim from influential figures in the art world, such as Matthew Stephensfounder of DeviantArt, highlighting the immense potential of this modern approach to tattooing.
The world of cryptocurrencies and NFT continues to develop and, with pioneering companies such as Blackdot at the forefront, we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s to come.
With international expansion envisaged, it’s thrilling to imagine how this symbiosis between blockchain and body art will redefine the notion of artistic ownership and the future of tattooing.
As a journalist at Coinpri, I’ve been captivated by the world of bitcoin and blockchain since 2020. The decentralized aspect of Bitcoin particularly piqued my interest. Since then, I’ve been working constantly to spread my knowledge, hoping one day to see a world where everyone fully enjoys their financial freedom.