Even in such nascent stages, the possibilities for what blockchain could do [...] have a lot of artists and dealers calling this the new sheriff in town.”
— Fanny Lakoubay for The Observer


Digitally Rare Podcast

  • Publication: Digital Rare Podcast

  • Hosts: Jonathan Mann, Matt Condon

  • Date: December 20, 2018

  • Podcast description: The Hunting of the Snark.art with Fanny Lakoubay. Matt Condon and Jonathan Mann discuss Snark's first rad blockchain art experiment, 89 Seconds Atomized by Eve Sussman. We also get a scintillating preview of their next project, which involves poetry, fortune cookies and the question of what's more important: The Art or The Token? We also get a little education on how digital media has been considered "scarce" up until now in the field of fine art.

    Listen to the Podcast on Digitally Rare Website or iTunes >

Interview with ICO ALERT at Token Fest Blockchain Conference

  • Publication: ICO ALERT

  • Host: Ryan Dennis

  • Date: September 14, 2018

  • Podcast description: Fanny Lakoubay is the CMO of Snark.art and she has some interesting insights on how blockchain and art could work together for both creativity and innovation simultaneously.

Watch the interview on Youtube >




At Art Basel Miami, security token debate rages on

  • Type: Article

  • Publications: Modern Consensus

  • Author: Martine Paris

  • Date: December 20, 2018

  • Quote: “Each token of the artwork is ERC721 and are collectible like a CryptoKitty or Cryptopunk. They add up to being something, but each one is its own piece of art. It plays in your crypto wallet or on the Snark.Art website. You can visualize the whole video within each 20 by 20 pixel square. It’s being offered face down at the primary market, and for trade on the secondary market like other collectibles.”

    Read the full article on Modern Consensus >

Blockchain Fever At Miami Art Week

  • Type: Article

  • Publications: Forbes

  • Author: Elena Zavelev

  • Date: December 13, 2018

  • Quote: “Fanny Lakoubay, CMO at Snark.art, shared that blockchain technology enabled the current growth of the digital art market suggesting that ‘bringing established artists into the field will get more attention from the audience outside of the blockchain ecosystem.’”

    Read the full article on Forbes.com >

Blockland Solutions conference forges first links in chain to Cleveland's tech future

  • Type: Article

  • Publication: Crain’s Cleveland Business

  • Author: JAY MILLER

  • Date: December 9, 2018

  • Quote: “Fanny Lakoubay, the chief marketing officer of Snark.art, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup, already has been to many blockchain conferences, and she came away impressed by Cleveland's kickoff for a plan to build the region as a center for blockchain technology, especially the presence at the conference of students and nontechnical people.

    "What I really appreciated about the conference was the fact that people from various industries and schools were invited and interested in learning more about blockchain," Lakoubay said in an email after she had left the conference for an art show in Miami. "Most conferences are a closed ecosystem where blockchain companies talk to each other."“

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Blockchain art: Opening new avenues for artists and collectors alike

  • Type: Article

  • Publication: Espeo Blockchain

  • Author: Jacob Dunn

  • Date: December 5, 2018

  • Quote: “According to chief marketing officer Fanny Lakoubay, who spoke to me over Telegram, ”Snark.art is producing conceptual art experiments on the blockchain with established artists who want to reach the crypto community and get traditional art collectors to discover complex and conceptual digital art projects.”

    Read the full article on Espeo Blockchain >

Could Blockchain Put an End to Stolen Art Sales?

  • Type: Article

  • Publication: The Observer

  • Author: Clayton Schuster

  • Date: October 11, 2018

  • Quote: “Fanny Lakoubay, New York-based art and blockchain consultant, is cautious about gauging any company’s success at this point. “It’s still very early. Most of these companies are one or two years old,” said Lakoubay. “They’re all trying to fight for a piece of the same pie. It very well may be winner takes all. They’re starting to focus on different kinds of art and luxury items, but there can’t be this many forever. It’s really the wild, wild West.” But even in such nascent stages, the possibilities for what blockchain could do for that other neigh-ungovernable frontier—art authentication—have a lot of artists and dealers calling this the new sheriff in town.”

    Read the full article on the Observer >