Gleb is a pioneer of the Creative AI and NFT / CryptoArt Scene, OG CryptoArtist and an active member of the NFT / CryptoArt Community.
Having worked in the field of music+technology (recently often referred as MusicTech with a soft slide into ArtTech and CultureTech) for over twenty years, he proposed the idea of AudioNFT with the Musical Blockchain (multi-awarded, psychology-based Creative AI composer) invention and coined the exact "audioNFT" term in 2018; he organized number of a real-world NFT CryptoArt popup exhibitions starting in 2018, with a notable GalleryCube cryptoart exhibition in 2019 (counted as the first public NFT exhibition in Lithuania/Baltics/EU) in the Town Hall Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, having on display Mattia Cuttini, Oficinas TK, Hackatao, GusGG, Ilan Katin, Bitcorn and other important scene pioneers.
He created GalleryBox (2018) – complex Cryptoart/Digital Art IoT hardware and software (platform) solution for the physical Galleries, XR/blockchain/NFT-enabled; prototyped and created GalleryFrame (2018/19) – hardware digital frame solution to display personal NFT/cryptoart/digital art collection, GalleryBox-connected.
In early-2019 Gleb Divov minted the first Lithuanian NFT – digital art piece Messier 87 black hole Sonic Process z0238rt.
In 2020 he launched Digital//Kalnas gallery – world’s first physical multiverse cryptoart/digital art gallery (blockchain-, NFT-, XR- and metaverse- enabled, GalleryFrame and GalleryBox tech solutions showcase) in the Republic of Užupis, Lithuania.
Digital//Kalnas became the first dedicated gallery of the Multiverse Gallery Network, launched by Gleb in 2020 – it is a real world/VR multiverse-connected network of a physical gallery spaces with NFT/cryptoart/digital art screen panels in Baltics and Germany.
Live/virtual exhibition tours, sales, canvas prints, reproductions.
In 2021 Gleb co-founded Token of Gratitude – international charitable initiative (Canada/EU/US) that utilizes organic musical inspiration and harnesses the power of AI and NFT technology to give back to the entertainment industry in an innovative and meaningful way, supporting music people in need.
In the autumn of 2021, Gleb co-organized the first international Metaverse NFT/Music Festival – MVMF 2021, showcasing live performances of local and international artists and discussion panels on the own dedicated "FAYR Multiverse Stage" of the festival.
In late 2021, in close cooperation with Svetlana Belyaeva, an experienced mental health counsellor and a member of the American Psychological Association, Gleb started working on Neuronik, an AI-based corporate mental health platform. Located in Barcelona, Spain, Neuronik is aimed to develop a scalable and measurable AI tool that will help to build better international workspaces and more engaged, more efficient teams globally.
In February 2022, the TeleNFT project (Teletext, more than 40-years old medium + Blockchain / NFT) broadcasted via SAT.1 teletext, curated by Gleb Divov and Max Haarich, was added to the permanent collection of the Museum Francisco Carolinum Linz, Austria. This project also includes the teletext version of the Musical Blockchain's first Lithuanian NFT, which now is also became the first Lithuanian NFT to be added to the permanent collection of the real-world contemporary art museum.
In the summer of 2022, Gleb with the youth team organized one of the most important CultureTech events of the Kaunas - European Capital of Culture 2022 program - the first international in-person NFT hackathon in Baltics/EU - NFThon Kaunas. The team also created, produced and opened an exhibition NFThon: The Future - a month-long physical public post-event exhibition in one of the largest malls in Lithuania, educating thousands of daily visitors and promoting a fusion of NFT and other modern technologies, creativity and sustainability on a big scale.
In the summer of 2022, in a historical in-depth collaboration with a legendary producer of cultural events and a pioneer in the art of communication Natan Karczmar, further developing Natan's vision from the mid-'80s and taking it into the 21st century, Natan with Gleb launched UBIKMETA, a trans-national creative network and its metaverse representation that connects different people across the planet through the publicly accessible virtual spaces with selected physical locations around the world that allow you to connect, communicate, share, explore, create and learn.
In the autumn of 2022, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania included Gleb Divov in the "Lithuanian ArtTech ecosystem map" as a recognized contributor in multiple categories at once, along with a honorable mention with the Musical Blockchain in the main report "ArtTech / Analysis of the current situation in Lithuania".
In fall of 2022, at the Ars Electronica festival (and on every TV in Austria/Germany via satellite as teletext), the renowned curator duo Gleb Divov and Max Haarich presented two TeleNFT exhibitions in two locations of the Ars Electronica festival program, in collaboration with ORF Austria/ARD Germany and Museum Francisco Carolinum Linz, as well as 2 special presentations "Teletext is Art" on the Deepspace 8K main stage.
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania granted Gleb Divov the status of the Artistic Creator of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos meno kūrėjas), recognizing his extensive cultural and social activities and confirming that his work complies with the requirements of the Law on the Status of an Artistic Creator of the Republic of Lithuania, has enduring value and significance for society.
Gleb Divov is a regular speaker at the conferences like Vancouver Biennale Art & Technology, LOGIN conference, ETHDenver, Indie Week Canada, SCREENxSCREEN, VRAF Multiverse/NFT, MVMF, Creative AI x Music, What's Next in Music and others.
As a guest lecturer Gleb works with students of VU, MRU, EHU, LMTA in Vilnius, Lithuania and other schools and universities around Europe.
He presented his visual, audio, NFT and music/audioNFT works worldwide at the international and local events like Ars Electronica, Vancouver Biennale, Tallinn Triennial of Applied Arts, Tallinn Photo Week, Digital Art Festival Mancherster, ArtVilnius art fair, VRAF, Lokacija Midtown, Menas be Stogo, MVMF2021 and many others.
Gleb is the Visioner and Founder of the FAYR Ecosystem – leading private CultureTech ecosystem in Baltics/EU. An own bootstrapped international Ecosystem of the internal projects, with a HQ in the Republic of Užupis (Vilnius), Lithuania, creating pioneering innovations at the intersection of Technologies with the Culture/Music/Art, Education, Psychology/Healthcare, Urban environment, Acoustic/Soundscape Ecology, Carbon Footprint reduction, Zero-Waste lifestyle, Sustainability, Smart Cities, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality and other areas and industries.
The list of successfully launched and running Flagship Projects includes: Musical Blockchain; Digital//Kalnas; Multiverse Gallery Network; Crowded.Place; Digital/Culture Center; CryptoArt Hub Baltics/EU; Sound changes the City / Sound changes the Planet Global Initiative; Zero-Waste Lifestyle initiative; Culture/Innovations – STEAM educational activities (covering Culture+Tech / Art+Tech / Art+Science / Music+Tech practices); ongoing research in a Psychology, Audio Therapy, Art Therapy fields.
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