CAC×ETHPlanet Hackathon | Building the Next Digital World

Virtual Hackathon

11.9 - 25.10.2020

The global Covid-19 pandemic sudden attack seems to have pressed the pause button on the whole world, halting or slowing down a lot of the procedures and networks we are accustomed to and reliant on. In response, this sudden change needs to push us to rethink the current social-economic architecture of many industries and sectors, including the art world and beyond.

Even though some of us have gotten used to the new normal, living in the digital nomad lifestyle, there’s no better time than now to focus on the most fundamental prospect underlying the application of blockchain and the technology in general — and start BUILDING — from building a sustainable ecosystem that allows creative individuals and groups to work in a decentralized, self-autonomous and revenue-creating model, to simply help people during this time to build projects around digital mindfulness, self-care, and more.

In partnership with ETHPlanet, Chainlink, Kaiyuanshe, and CSDN, we are hosting a hackathon "Building the Next Digital World" to encourage a reciprocal world in the next digital generation, envisioned with the power of blockchain technology. This hackathon will be the ultimate platform for hackers, builders, artists, designers, and anyone else from all backgrounds who want to build, create, and move forward, together. If you’re new to the community, don’t worry — we will provide help from both technical experts and pioneers in the creative area to help you to start off your project on the right foot.


Concept conceived by Chronus Art Center & ETHPlanet.


Click here to register.


The best projects and teams will stand a chance to win up to $20,000+. Also, builders will have exclusive interview and featured articles with the media.


Themes and Ideas
Here are some ideas and themes to help you find inspirations. And we’d love to see projects that are built on multiple ideas.
💸 DeFi
🌐 Oracle
🎨 Art
🔮 Speculative Design
🎮 Gaming
⛓ Ethereum Scaling
🔐 Security & Privacy
🤖Smart Contract IoT
🗳️ DAOs
🎶 Music
🔧 Tools for Remote Work
⚗️ Open Topic — Everything else, you tell us!


9/11: Registration opens9/30: Project submission opens - more details are coming soon!10/15: Submission closes10/16-10/17: Finalists announced10/20-22: Demo Day + Winners announced10/25: Winners online presentation





Established in 2013, Chronus Art Center (CAC) is China’s first nonprofit art organization dedicated to the presentation, research / creation, and scholarship of media art. CAC with its exhibitions, residency-oriented fellowships, lectures, and workshop programs and through its archiving and publishing initiatives, creates a multifaceted and vibrant platform for the discourse, production, and dissemination of media art in a global context. CAC is positioned to advance artistic innovation and cultural awareness by critically engaging with media technologies that are transforming and reshaping contemporary experiences.




Chainlink is an open-source blockchain abstraction layer for building and running decentralized oracle networks that give smart contracts on any blockchain access to secure and reliable data inputs and outputs. It provides oracles to leading DeFi apps like Synthetix, Aave, and Kyber Network; numerous blockchains such as Ethereum, Polkadot, and Tezos; as well as large enterprises including Google, Oracle, and SWIFT.




An open-source alliance of enterprises, communities, and individuals in China that support open source, aiming to promote the open-source in China.



The “Chinese Software Developer Network” or “China Software Developer Network” (CSDN) is one of the largest networks of software developers in China. CSDN provides web forums, blog hosting, IT news, and other services. CSDN has about 10 million registered users and is the largest developer community in China.



ETHPlanet is where you can connect with all the developers, dapp founders, digital artists, investors, and other innovators in the field from around the Ethereum world. We are building a community of builders across the Asia-Pacific with the aim of encouraging Ethereum technology’s development, awareness, and usage.