NFTarot from the EFC Collection
NFTarot, a series of artworks inspired by the major arcana of the tarot deck, presented as NFTs from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. Proceeds will benefit the artists and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). We are releasing the initial 7 NFT Tarot featuring dynamic video works by Glenda Leon, who takes a poetic interpretation of each card with a subtle execution like most of her work.
About the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation
The Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection in collaboration with eDigital.ART creates digitally inspired versions of physical artworks that retain their original spirit and character.All proceeds of this project will benefit the artists and art community through the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO).
About Ella Fontanals-Cisneros
Ella Fontanals-Cisneros is a Cuban-born philanthropist and art collector with an abiding passion and a discerning eye for contemporary art and design. Ms. Fontanals-Cisneros began collecting works by artists from Latin America in the 1970s. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection has since grown to include some of the most noteworthy and cutting-edge artists and works from around the world. Parts of the EFC Collection have been on loan to a number of renowned global institutions including the Tate Modern (London), the Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), and The Perez Art Museum (Miami) just to name a few.
The collection is now comprised of more than 2,700 artworks - some prominent artists include Glenda Leon, Gustavo Perez Monzon, Marina Abramovic, Lygia Clark, Ai WeiWei, Carmen Herrera, Gego, Damien Hirst, Julio Le Parc, Sol Lewitt, Ana Mendieta, Helio Oiticica, among others.
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About Glenda León
Glenda León is a Cuban visual artist based in Havana and Madrid. León works in various forms including sculpture, drawing, video art, installations, and photography. She is interested in the cross between visible and invisible, sound and silence, and between ephemeral and eternal. Léon often uses raw materials and by-products of music along with materials directly from her body such as strands of hair or gum she has chewed.
Leon has received prizes from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award and residencies like Couvent des Récollets, in Paris and Fonderie Darling, in Montreal. She was also part of the Cuban Pavilion in the 55th Venice Biennial with the sound installation Music of the Spheres (2013). She has also been invited and participated in events around the world.
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