Art from indigenous artists main focus of the event
Pullman Hotels is entering the web3 and NFT space with its own NFT art exhibit which will exclusively feature art created by four indigenous female artists from Australia and overseas. The digital art show will run from 14 November through 27 March 2023.
The digital art exhibition will be held at Pullman Sydney Hyde Park and will be accessible to guests of the hotel as well as the general public. The artworks will be displayed on large screens in the lobby and common areas of the hotel for all to enjoy.
After Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Sydney the exhibition will then head to Melbourne on the 9th Of January, Adelaide on the 13th of February, and Brisbane on the 27th of March.
Digital E/SCAPES with Pullman will also be open to the public via all.accor.com/pullmannft, where people can learn more about the artists and their work, as well as bid on the artworks in the online auction.
Key showing dates for Digital E/SCAPES with Pullman:
- 14 November – Pullman Sydney Hyde Park (6 weeks)
- 9 January – Pullman Melbourne Albert Park (4 weeks)
- 13 February – Pullman Adelaide (4 weeks)
- 27 March – Pullman Brisbane King George Square (4 weeks)
The initiative is a way for Pullman to celebrate and support emerging artists, as well as give back to the community. A portion of the proceeds from the online auction will go to the selected local charities of each artist. The area is set to become a community destination where people can experience the Artist Playground atmosphere of Pullman properties while learning of the metaverse and contributions of NFTs to that space.
Indigenous artists of Brisbane, Chern’ee Sutton, will be one of the artists to take part in Pullman’s first digital art exhibition. Chern’ee is an indigenous artist who has been a professional artist since 2008 and has exhibited her work in several countries around the world.
Chern’ee’s work is centred around her Aboriginal culture and language, which she weaves into vivid and intricate patterns. Her work often features strong female characters that represent the many women of her family and community. Chern’ee will be presenting her first-ever NFT at this exhibition.
The other artists set to exhibit their work are Melbourne fine artist Candy Ng, US animated artist Melissa Vincent, and 2D artist and illustrator Vi Valiukevich from Belarus. All of the artists’ works will be inspired by the concept of ‘travelling’.
This exhibition is a way for Pullman to bring together art from one of the world’s oldest living cultures with the new age medium of NFTs. It is also an opportunity to support and celebrate emerging indigenous female artists from Australia and overseas.
Pullman is all in with tech
Pullman’s digital art exhibition is just one way the hotel group is utilising new technology to create unique experiences for their guests. Pullman has also recently launched a virtual reality concierge service and an AI-powered in-room assistant, both of which are designed to make guests’ stay more comfortable and convenient.
Sarah Derry, CEO of Accor Pacific -operator of Pullman Hotels, stated
, “We are constantly exploring new ways to use technology to enhance our guests’ experience. With the virtual reality concierge service and AI-powered in-room assistant, we are able to provide more personalized service and make our guests’ stay more comfortable. Pullman hotels pride themselves on creating a playground for artists, so we are extremely excited to introduce this cutting-edge experiential digital exhibition. With this exhibition, Pullman aims to work towards bridging the physical and digital environment, redefining how e brings people together to exchange and shape meaningful culture.”
Pullman’s commitment to using cutting-edge technology doesn’t stop there. The hotel group is also working on developing a mobile app that will allow guests to control all aspects of their stay, from booking restaurants and making spa appointments to ordering room service and checking out.
Derry concludes, “Our goal is to make our guests’ experience as seamless as possible, and we believe that technology plays a big role in achieving that. We are always exploring new ways to use technology to improve our guests’ experience and make their stay more enjoyable.”
Pulman and Accor
Accor is a world-leading hospitality group with more than 4000 hotels and resorts across 100 countries. For more information about Accor, please visit www.accor.com.
Pullman Hotels & Resorts is a world-renowned hotel brand that offers upscale accommodations for the modern traveler. With over 90 hotels and resorts in 30 countries, Pullman provides travelers with an innovative and contemporary experience. For more information about Pullman Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.pullmanhotels.com.
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