Sapio Analytics Partners with WazirX to Launch India’s First NFT on Ancient Artworks

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Sapio Analytics, an artificial intelligence-based government support organization, has partnered with the WazirX NFT Marketplace to launch digital collectibles of rare works of art from ancient India. The company says it would be the first time that ancient Indian artwork has been converted to a non-fungible token (NFT).

The ancient works of art from India will now be available for ownership through government consulting firm Sapio Analytics. This collaboration will feature rare works of art from ancient times in India.

These works have been photographed and digitally restored by many people, including Indian documentary filmmaker Benoy K Behl, and selected items are now available through NFT. The drop will be carried out on January 7, 2022.

The NFT Introduction is a 5th century CE work of art, which shows the meaning of divinity with the power to elevate the consciousness of those who engage in the art. The artwork belongs to the Buddhist Caves of Pitalkhora and was photographed by world-renowned filmmaker and art historian Benoy K Behl in 1992.

Commenting on the drop, Vishakha Singh, Vice President, WazirX NFT Marketplace, said, “What makes this drop even more special is the fact that a company that works so closely with government now recognizes the potential of NFTs. and how the blockchain can be used as a source of communication and connection with the new generation. “

“The first work of art launched on the WazirX NFT platform is one of the greatest human creations of all time. We are still offering it at a symbolic price to its bidders as we believe this launch will initiate a revolution in the art world, creating a new market for Indian artists who focus on the power of emotions in their works, represented by these ancient works, ”said Manav Kumar, Technology Research Analyst, Sapio Analytics.

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