Primavera De Filippi

Primavera De Filippi /

Primavera De Filippi is a legal scholar, Internet activist and artist, whose work focuses on blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and copyright law. She is a permanent researcher at the CNRS in Paris, and faculty associate at Harvard, working on the legal challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. In 2010, she co-founded an artistic collective ( with a view to further the production of mechanical algorithms that instantiate digital concepts into the physical world. She is at the origin of the Plantoid project (, a blockchain-based life-form that illustrates the notion of a Decentralized Autonomous Organisation (DAO) through a mechanical creature that is autonomous, self-sufficient and capable of reproducing itself by means of cryptocurrency. 
Primavera’s work has been exposed in various museums, galleries and art fairs around the world including Ars Electronica (Linz), Furtherfield Gallery (London), Kinetica Art Fair (London), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Grand Palais (Paris), Gaité Lyrique (Paris), Cent Quatre (Paris), Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture (San Francisco), Aksioma Center for Contemporary Art (Ljubljana), Filodrammatica Gallery (Rijeka), as well as festivals such as Burning Man (Nevada), Fusion Festival (Berlin), and Nowhere (Saragoza)