18 August 2023 – Allwyn today announces a new partnership with 0xCollection, an initiative focused on realising the future of art through developing and preserving contemporary digital artwork. At this year’s Dvořák Prague International Music Festival, Allwyn will partner with 0xCollection to present Dvořák Dreams, a new data painting commission by Turkish-American digital artist Refik Anadol.
Allwyn’s collaboration with 0xCollection is in keeping with its mission to create opportunity and positive impact for all. Partnering with the 0xCollection builds upon Allwyn’s rich heritage of innovation across the technology sector, from operations to contemporary art, and underlines Allwyn’s commitment to championing prestigious and unique cultural initiatives.
Dvořák Dreams honours the legacy of renowned Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. From 8 - 13 September, Dvořák Dreams will be showcased at the Dvořák Prague International Music Festival, one of Prague’s largest annual events and a celebration of Dvořák’s cultural impact.
Allwyn is also sponsoring the 0xCollection’s inaugural exhibition, Synesthetic Immersion, which will run from 7 September to 19 October in the Arts Space at Borislavka, Prague. The exhibition will feature the works of eight leading new media artists exploring the development of culture into technological formats.
Following this, Dvořák Dreams and works from the 0xCollectionplan to embark on a global tour throughout 2024 and 2025.
Robert Chvátal, CEO of Allwyn Group, commented: “Allwyn is exceedingly proud of its reputation for fostering cultural heritage and supporting diverse talent, and our partnership with the 0xCollection is yet further testament to this. We are a company that aims to sit at the forefront of innovation, and we apply the same approach to our partnerships, marrying Allwyn’s novel thinking with similarly creative organisations to make a positive contribution to society.”
Elle Anastasiou, Director of the 0xCollection, commented: "On behalf of 0x, I am immensely grateful for Allwyn’s generous support of the 0xCollection debut in Prague, and without them this would not have been possible. Working between leaders in technology and art is at the very heart of our interdisciplinary mission, and through Allwyn’s support, we have been able to further our commitment to public display and education surrounding our current era of technological and artistic brilliance.”
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Focused on developing digital art from the present, for the future, 0xCollection (pronounced ‘Hex Collection’) is a digital, new media, and time-based art collection and initiative based in Basel, Switzerland.
The Collection’s mission is to further dialogue between artists working at the intersection of art and technology, and bring together a growing network of curators, experts, researchers, historians and artists excelling within the fields of digital new media art.