Andrea Bonaceto (Pisa, 1989) is an Italian artist and entrepreneur. He’s widely known for his art practice exploring the intersection between visual art, poetry and technology.
Bonaceto does not have a formal artistic background. He studied Economics at University of Pisa and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and Finance at Imperial College London. Involved in the blockchain space since the early days, he is among the founding partners at Eterna Capital, an investment firm focused on this technology. Andrea is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) .
Nestled at the intersection of art and technology, his artworks are created independently or in collaboration with others such as the AI humanoid robot Sophia, with whom Bonaceto released works in 2021. Andrea was also commissioned by Corriere della Sera to interpret through an NFT the first page of the newspaper from 1969 announcing that “Man is on the moon”.
His work has been featured in international venues and institutions globally such as Museo della Permanente in Milan, CAFA Art Museum in Beijing, W1 Curates and Christie’s headquarters in London, Times Square and Dreamverse Gallery in New York, and Decentral Art Pavilion in Venice.
His artwork AB INFINITE 1, can update itself through the user interaction on social networks. The piece was auctioned at Christie’s “20th/21st Century: London Evening Sale” on October 13, 2022, as the only digital work in the lot. Andrea latest artwork titled TEMPUS FUGIT was offered in a standalone auction at Phillips from 1-5 June, 2023.
Through the blockchain, artificial intelligence and programmable art, Bonaceto aims at conveying an interactive as well as introspective experience for the audience, highlighting throughout the journey the improvements that Web3 can bring to society.