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Gleb Divov

Inventor, Composer, CuratorUžupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Gleb Divov

Inventor, Composer, CuratorUžupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Gleb Divov - inventor, creative technologist, multidisciplinary immersive artist, composer, Creative AI expert, international curator. Gleb is representing a new generation of multidisciplinary/mixed-media Artists combining various bleeding edge technologies (AI, XR and other digital innovations) with classical techniques and physical objects, creating unique immersive experiences, installations and shows. He is an active composer and multi-instrumentalist with regular international performances, releases and other cultural activities as an active member of the global international musical/art/cultural community. He is a co-founder of the international charitable initiative TOKEN OF GRATITUDE (Canada/US/EU) - a first in the world charitable initiative 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. Gleb Divov is a co-founder and international curator of the KARA AGORA European Art & Research Center of United Futures, funded through the Culture of Solidarity Fund by The European Cultural Foundation. He is a curator of the Bill Drummond's (The KLF) The Curfew Tower Residency in Cushendall, Northern Ireland. Gleb is an international curator for Sound Art and AI at the Carbon Art Residency in Kyiv, Ukraine. He is also international resident curator at the Angular VR Art Gallery (HQ in Paris, France) - virtual online gallery showcasing works of art of Colombian and international artists. His Excellency Mr. Gleb Divov is the Minister of Culture and Innovations of the independent artistic Republic of Užupis in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Republic of Užupis – is the world’s most innovative Micronation with a global recognition, with independence proclaimed in 1998. It is a collective work of the local community as a cultural, artistic, civic and social movement, constantly changing, developing and innovating, making it famous in Europe and abroad. The Republic of Užupis is often compared to Montmartre district in Paris, France or Christiania in Copenhagen, Denmark. Gleb Divov is a creator and curator of the Digital//Kalnas Gallery – world’s first permanent physical multiverse blockchain/NFT-enabled digital art/media art gallery with a VR "rewind-repeat" experience and optional XR extensions. With an expertise in fields of software development, entrepreneurship, show business, education and more, Gleb Divov is an IT and Music professional with over 20 years of experience, creating pioneering innovations at the intersection of the Technologies with Culture, Music, Art and other areas and industries. He is a visioner and founder of the FAYR Ecosystem and its Flagship Projects: Digital/Culture Center, CryptoArt Hub Baltics/EU, Crowded.Place and others. Sound changes the City / Sound changes the Planet Global Initiative worldwide coordinator. Gleb is an inventor of the Musical Blockchain – multi-awarded, world’s first psychology-based AI music composer. Press mention highlights: - FYI Music News, CA, "Token of Gratitude" interview. - The Cooperative City Magazine, AUT, Interview on "Užupis Republic: A self-governing micronation in the Lithuanian capital". - Paris Match, FR, "Užupis, Lithuania: the Republic of Free Spirits". - LRT National Lithuanian TV, LT, Personal Interview in "Rusu Gatve" Series. - TV3/Verslo Žinios/15min/Žmones, October 2020 News, LT, Glowing Fantasy Collaboration. - NOAR Access art!, EE, Augmented reality at ArtVilnius’20. - Social Talk, LT/RU, Digital//Kalnas Gallery Interview. - Discovery Channel, PL, Micronations series (premiered 08/2020). - European Cultural Foundation, EU, KARA AGORA Interview. - Playboy America, US, Winter 2020 #TheEqualityIssue. - MASTACTVA Magazine, BY, 11/2019 Issue. Selected exhibitions, installations, keynotes, lectures (2019-2021): - KARA AGORA team presentation, Festival Recto / VRso 2021, 2021, Online/FR. - Gleb Divov/Musical Blockchain and Ben Watkins/Juno Reactor @ Composers Breakfast Club, 2021, Online/US. - Art therapy, Sound desing and AI / media-art practice @ V-ART platform, 2021, Online/UA. - Digital Wine / S2E1 – Artist Development in CryptoArt, Blockchain, NFT and modern reality @ CryptoArt Ukraine, 2021, Online/UA. - How to showcase digital art @ V-ART Clubhouse talk, 2021, Online/UA. - CryptoArt/NFT @ ETHDenver, 2021, Online/US. - "This is not a dramatic reading" performance, 2021, Kyiv, UA. - KARA AGORA Documentary, 2021, Online/EU. - United Virtual Residence (uVR) - VR space/exhibition - "Virtual Proposal for the Europe and the World", KARA AGORA, 2020, Online/EU. - Mixing Multiverse/Metaverse: CultureTrace and Digital//Kalnas Gallery, Vancouver Biennale Art and Technology Expo / #ArtProject2020, 2020, Online/CA/US. - OCTET: A Few Minutes With Sonia Delaunay - HCI AI Soundtrack: Musical Blockchain + composer Miquel Arrué Ingresa / mozaika.ES, 2020, Barcelona, CAT/ES. - "Glowing Fantasy" AI Soundtrack for Rotating Glowing Art Pieces, Radvilų/Senamiescio galerija, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - Sleeping Heroes Installation/Tech/Soundtrack + AR, Salon d'Arts Plastiques La Rochelle, 2020, La Rochelle, FR. - St. Morčius - Soundtrack and Tech for installation series + AR , Arka Gallery, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - ArtVilnius'20 Art Fair with OKAPI Triasphere Installation/Tech/Soundtrack and AR digital art works (LT-EE), 2020, Vilnius, LT. - The Curfew Tower Installation/Tech/Soundtrack/AR (LT-IE), Culture Night 2020, Vilnius, LT. - B3 with Musical Blockchain - Artificialive showcase, Culture Night 2020, Vilnius, LT. - Czech Republic's Digital Art, curated exhibition, Digital//Kalnas Gallery, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - AI Composer Musical Blockchain, Münchner Science & Fiction Festival Moscow, 2020, Online/RU/DE. - World’s first Multiverse blockchain-enabled Digital Art gallery, Digital//Kalnas Gallery, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - Border Tree AR Installation, Republic of Užupis, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - Blockchain: new opportunities for Art and Culture, Pangram, 2020, Online/UA. - Micronations, Culture, Innovations, Carbon Art Platform Ukraine, 2020, Online/UA. - Art2.0: Art Meets Digital Technology, Erasmus+, Soros International House, 2020, Online/Intl. - CryptoArt with FAYR Ecosystem, Virtual Art Festival, VRAF Multiverse, 2020, Online/Intl. - Blockchain + Art, Digital Wine / S1E3, Ukrainian Media Art Community, 2020, Online/UA. - Creative Events/Management - EHU / European Humanities University, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - Media symposium - VDA / Vilnius Academy of Arts, 2020, Vilnius, LT. - "AI Songbook" live with Brayden Drevlow, 2019, Munich, DE. - Creative AI x Music 2019, Munich, DE. - Digital Cube with the GalleryBox - Digital Art pop-up curated expo, Lokacija Vilnius Midtown, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - AI Vilnius City Symphony - Mini-Grand presentation, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Technologies and Creative Industries - MRU (Mykolo Romerio universitetas), 2019, Vilnius, LT. - True Chill Area Installation/tech/soundtrack, ArtVilnius Art Fair, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Ideal Black collaboration/soundtrack, Art Fair Foto Tallinn, 2019, Tallinn, EE. - Madonna Installation/tech/soundtrack + live HCI showcase, Ramintoja Bažnyčia, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Madonna Installation/tech/soundtrack + live HCI showcase, Grafo galerija, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - "Digitized?" Installation/mapping/tech/soundtrack, EMEM Festival, 2019, Traku Voke, LT. - Creativity of Micronations, Belarusian National Technical University, 2019, Minsk, BY. - AI Mushroom Etudes Culmination, Grand Family of the Kombucha-Dostoevsky Tea Fungus Art Residence, 2019, Minsk, BY. - Micronations and Innovations, OK16 Art Space and Belarusian Cultural Hub, 2019, Minsk, BY. - Art-Science and Art-Tech, OK16 Art Space and Belarusian Cultural Hub, 2019, Minsk, BY. - Laziness & Creativity, OK16 Art Space and Belarusian Cultural Hub, 2019, Minsk, BY. - History of the Music & Innovations, OK16 Art Space and Belarusian Cultural Hub, 2019, Minsk, BY. - Sound changes the City, City changes the Sound - Sound changes the Planet Global Initiative launch, Užupio Meno Inkubatorius, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Creative AI Showcase, Užupis' Summer Day of Culture, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Creative AI Showcase, Culture Night 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Digital/Culture Center and CryptoArt Hub Baltics/EU launch, Užupio Meno Inkubatorius, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - AI x Music, Login Conference, 2019, Vilnius, LT. - Creative AI in Music + Artificialive showcase, No Trolls Allowed hacker camp, 2019, Trakai, LT. - History and modern reality: AI in Music + Artificialive showcase, Supynes Festival, 2019, Moletu, LT. General contact info: https://www.fayr.org/gleb-divov/ Special overviews for selected Flagship projects of the FAYR Ecosystem: - https://soundchangesthecity.org/sctc-proposal.pdf - https://www.musicalblockchain.com/musicalblockchain-overview_highlights.pdf
Projects
  • Token of Gratitude - blockchain benevolence (Charity, AI/NFT, Canada/EU/US)
    Token of Gratitude - blockchain benevolence (Charity, AI/NFT, Canada/EU/US)A first in the world 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.
  • Musical Blockchain - multi-awarded, world's first psychology-based AI Music Composer.
    Musical Blockchain - multi-awarded, world's first psychology-based AI Music Composer.World’s first Creative approach to Blockchain+AI. Inspired by data with Decentralized Improvisation™. Musical Blockchain — revolutionary invention — world's first Creative approach to Blockchain+AI. Where's the revolution? We invented and developed a first true computer AI composer, who composes music, using provided user data (images/pics/etc) as a Source of Inspiration (and NOT a randomly algo-generated data with pre-trained models). This means that computer naturally looks at the provide
  • Digital//Kalnas Gallery — world’s first permanent physical Multiverse blockchain-enabled digital art/media art gallery.
    Digital//Kalnas Gallery — world’s first permanent physical Multiverse blockchain-enabled digital art/media art gallery.Real-world Multiverse Gallery with a VR "rewind-repeat" experience and optional XR extensions.
  • Sound changes the City / Sound changes the Planet Global Initiative
    Sound changes the City / Sound changes the Planet Global InitiativeInnovative Urban/City Development, Cultural, Educational and Social Responsibility/Inclusion initiative.
  • Angular VR Art Gallery
    Angular VR Art GalleryOpening a new window for Art.
  • KARA AGORA Art and Research Center of United Futures
    KARA AGORA Art and Research Center of United FuturesParticipatory online Art and Research center
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Work history
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    Minister of Culture and InnovationsUžupio Respublika (Republic of Užupis)
    Užupis, Vilnius, LithuaniaFull Time
    The Republic of Užupis – is a Micronation with a worldwide recognition, with independence proclaimed in 1998. It is a collective work of the local community as a cultural, artistic, civic and social movement, constantly changing, developing and innovating, making it famous in Europe and abroad. The Republic of Užupis is often compared to Montmartre district in Paris, France or Christiania in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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    Inventor/Visioner/FounderMusical Blockchain
    Užupis, Vilnius, LithuaniaFull Time
    Musical Blockchain. Multi-awarded psychology-based AI Music Composer with no analogues in the world yet. World’s first Creative approach to Blockchain+AI. Inspired by data with Decentralized Improvisation™.
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Skills
  • Audio
  • Music
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Cityscapes
  • Art
  • Digital
  • Public Speaking
  • Curation
  • Mentoring
Education
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    Creative Business Academy Africa & EuropeCreative Business Network
     - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Business Development and Internationalization course for Cultural and Creative Industries startups in Africa & Europe.
Awards
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    Leading Pioneers in Automated Creative Technology 2021 in the Private Healthcare Awards 2021Global Health & Pharma
    Musical Blockchain's audio therapy/art therapy solutions has been awarded "Leading Pioneers in Automated Creative Technology 2021" in the fifth annual Private Healthcare Awards by Global Health & Pharma.
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    Corporate Vision - Technology Innovator Awards (2020)Corporate Vision
    Musical Blockchain: Most pioneering AI technology company 2020 - Europe.
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