Authentication in the Expanded Field
NFTs could be an improvement on the paper certificates used to authenticate reproducible artworks. But much work needs to be done to realize that potential.
In this episode of his video series “Bear Market Diaries,” Jeffrey Alan Scudder investigates the reasons why people reject NFTs, such as intellectual property theft, energy consumption, and the commodification of data. If NFTs are going to achieve mainstream adoption, Scudder explains, their proponents need to acknowledge these problems and offer solutions.