Kelani Nichole is Oolite Arts’ first Digital Arts Fellow. Named to ArtNews’ Innovator list and as one of Apollo Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Art & Tech Business leaders, Nichole brings ten years of hands-on experience working with artists as they explore new mediums. She is the founder of the experimental media art gallery TRANSFER, which has offered a platform for artists working in a range of technologies including virtual and augmented reality, video games and GIFs. Nichole, who has worked extensively in the tech sector, also has been exploring the role of decentralized networks and virtual worlds in contemporary art for a decade. As part of her residency, Nichole will work to prototype the TRANSFER Archive, where artists can collaboratively conserve digital art on the blockchain.
- 2023 Digital Arts Fellow