The famous Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova’s new Bonhams auction “Encore! The NFT of his three-part dance is up for sale, to be sold on the Modern Art on Stage.
The sale will be a world first. Collectors and ballet fans will be able to have a ballet performance for the first time in NFT format.
Buyers will be given a full license of the works. This means they own the entire video, have the right to use or view it however they want.
Head of Digital Art Nima Sagharchi said the following on the subject;
Blockchain Technology and Ballet Art
Blockchain technology could be revolutionary for the dance world. It can propel performance art into a new era of digital performance and ownership, as it has done in the visual art market.
Osipova will dance to two pieces from the classical ballet “Giselle” and one piece from “Left Behind”. The auction will run from 29 November to 10 December, with prices starting at £12,000 for “Giselle” and £50,000 for “Left Behind”.
Ballerina Osipova shared her thoughts on the subject;