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FT Weekend: How NFTs shook up the art world

NFTs were a big sensation, but the market for them has crashed. This week, we invited a crypto-sceptic, FT columnist Jemima Kelly, to answer all the questions you were afraid to ask. What are NFTs exactly? What happened with them? And have they changed the way we think about art? Jemima hosts the latest season of our FT podcast Tech Tonic, which is all about the cult of crypto.


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Links and mentions from the episode:

– Tech Tonic is available wherever you listen to your podcasts, or at www.ft.com/tech-tonic. The episode on NFT mania is here

– Jemima’s most recent column, ‘Don’t believe the maximalists: bitcoin can’t be separated from crypto’: https://on.ft.com/3SaAAia 

– Jemima is on Twitter @jemimajoana


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Original music by Metaphor Music. Mixing and sound design by Breen Turner and Sam Giovinco

Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

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