Meet the Finalists for the Digital Pitch Live Contest by TECH.MT & ARTZ ID

The Pitch Live Contest is part of a collaboration organised by TECH.MT and ARTZ ID, for artists and art professionals who are looking to expand their digital footprint, shift or improve their digital portfolio or website, build a digital strategy or explore a digital creative process.

The finalists will pitch LIVE to our panel of judges on the 28th of July. The winning pitch will be awarded a €2,000 prize to get their digital project or plan started while all finalists will benefit from a mentorship session, free digital copy of the book ‘Market your Genius’ provided by Nikki Nash, and marketing support provided by ARTZ ID. We’re happy and thrilled to announce and introduce the 4 finalists:

Zak Ritchie

Zak Ritchie

Zack Ritchie is a creative thinker and designer with a background in visual communication and advertising. His full-time focus is centered upon helping brands come up with creative ideas, design visuals, and to capture unique experiences through commercial illustrations. Ritchie has enjoyed collaborating and working with brands that include Cellmark, Iniala, Campari, Martini Royale, Martini Bellini, Red Bull, Gagliardi and Delicata Winemakers. He now finds himself exploring blockchain and NFT art. Back in March, he created an NFT page called Nft_club (Instagram) which aims to support creatives in the digital era by educating, showcasing talent and encouraging artists.

Marta Ilaqcua

Marta Ilacqua

Marta is an Interaction Design Arts student at the University of the Arts London, currently based between Malta and Italy. Her growing collection of work draws on perception, both sensorial as well as cultural, and mainly consists of design research-based projects. By deconstructing and challenging our realities, Marta’s installations aim to offer tangible, participatory and alternative ones.

Adrian Tanti

Adrian Tanti

Adrian specializes in capturing iconic fine art photographs. He learned and nurtured his trade while working in the UK (London), Germany, and the birthplace of Malta. Whilst traveling the world extensively, he captured unique stories, experiences, moments, and landscapes along the way, building a multicultural portfolio.

Sunaina Misra

Sunaina Misra

Sunaina is the founder of Artiste Culture , a new project dedicated to providing any support that an art professional may need to navigate the art world. The project is determined to bring various art disciplines together to help artists, galleries, and collectors connect with contemporary art globally. While artists represented a focus on exploring new forms of art and techniques, ‘Artiste Culture’ represents them to acquire projects, showcase works, make introductions to new collectors and demographics, create documentation and facilitate consultations. The project is also aimed to assist emerging and seasoned collectors from around the world to explore art and artists with strong narratives and promising careers.

Supported by TECH.MT aims to position Malta as a quality, creative, tech-savvy country, and promote Malta as a suitable set-up for foreign direct investment, whilst also promoting the local technological industries abroad. shall be instrumental in taking the Technology industry to the next level, as it will seek to make the world notice the huge potential the technology sector in Malta has to offer as it boasts on the economic performance and financial stability of the island. We acknowledge that data is the new oil, wants to be part of the IOT evolution and be on the forefront of the global digital revolution that we are experiencing.

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