Smart Festival Metaverse Premier. Keynote by Brendon McNaughton in dialogue with Ralph Overbeck. The Art Gate District. Followed by Group Exhibition tour. Featuring painters Adi Atassi, Rosie McGurran, and Ingrid Christensen. Public art innovator Karin F. Giusti. Photographers Keith Thomson, Niaz Maleknia, and Gero Cacciatore. Multidisciplinary artist Teresa Albor. Poet Sam J. Grudgings. Musicians Ina Nico and Francesco di Loreto from Dead Frogs. Dance artist Riccardo Meneghini.