Satoshi Nakamoto statue in a life-size bronze to be depicted in Budapest
The anonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto is set to be depicted in a life-size bronze statue in Budapest.
Sculptors, Réka Gergely and Tamás Gilly are designing the statue and have unveiled initial plans depicting a figure with a featureless face wearing a Bitcoin hoodie, According to the local news outlet Hungary Today.
The project was initiated by crypto enthusiast András Györfi. He emphasized the benefits that Bitcoin and blockchain tech offer to the world, while speaking with Hungary Today, He said,
“It is an efficient, fair, and transparent database that eliminates distrust between people and can make the world a better place in many areas, from food supply to aid delivery.”
The project has been officially financed by four organizations, Mr. Coin, Crypto Academy, Blockchain Hungary Association, and Blockchain Budapest.
It is decided to keep the hoodie over the figure's head, and the face will be made from a reflective surface which makes viewers see themselves mirrored when they look at the statue emphasizing the idea that “We Are All Satoshi.”
The statue is set to be erected in Graphisoft Park in Budapest’s 3rd district, which already has a statue depicting Apple founder Steve Jobs in his signature look of jeans, a turtleneck, and sneakers. It was commissioned as a tribute to Jobs from Graphisoft, a Hungarian software firm that Jobs’ invested in as a start-up in the mid-1980s.