Singapore, Singapore, 25th January, 2022,
APENFT Foundation and LiveArt have announced the opening of “Second Life,” an exhibition at the APENFT ART MUSEUM in Cryptovoxels and auction on LiveArtX, on Tuesday, January 25th. The exhibition will bring together more than 20 emerging and established artists united by their use of digital media to explore visions of alternative realities in the metaverse. The more than 50 NFTs feature artists’ work, including BEEPLE, FEWOCiOUS, and PAK, alongside twelve winners of the Art Dream Fund’s inaugural open call, announced at the end of 2021. In addition, select works will be available for purchase on LiveArtX, the curated NFT marketplace established by a team of art market insiders and tech innovators.
“Second Life” was co-curated by Sydney Xiong, Director of APENFT Foundation, and Marisa Kayyem, Chief Curator of LiveArt. The Art Dream Fund’s inaugural open call winners worked with the LiveArt team to develop and mint their works in the LiveArtX Creator Studio. The works will be offered in a series of four-day online auctions on LiveArtX’s NFT marketplace, which provides collectors access to a curated marketplace of high-quality works of digital art. Catering to both the physical and digital art worlds, LiveArtX accepts cryptocurrency and credit card payments.
“APENFT and LivArt share the same vision of bridging the traditional art and the NFT world. As NFT opens up new opportunities for everyone to create and interact with art, we recognize and strongly believe in the importance of supporting young and emerging talents with new ideas to get a well-deserved debut in the art world. We’re also excited to share our finest and most diverse collections, alongside works of “Second Life” open call winners to the entire community through this curated online exhibitions in the metaverse.” said Sydney Xiong, Art Director of APENFT Foundation.
“LiveArt is the ultimate bridge between the physical and digital art worlds – blending technology, innovation, and a deep knowledge of the art market – we are thrilled to partner with APENFT and bring this exciting group of works to the market,” said Marisa Kayyem, Chief Curator of LiveArt. “The tools we developed to support collaboration – users can mint, trade, and collect in a community-first environment. And it’s a particularly exciting moment for LiveArtX, as all participants in the upcoming auction gain access to our ecosystem, including token incentives, and of course, a great selection of curated art.”
APENFT Art Museum, Cryptovoxels
Officially registered in Singapore on March 29, 2021, APENFT is backed by the underlying technology of top-notch blockchains Ethereum and TRON with support from the world’s largest distributed storage system Bittorrent File System (BTFS) to deliver the mission of facilitating creator economy while catalyzing the financial and cultural inclusion in the metaverse and the integration of the virtual and real world. APENFT’s finest and most diverse collections of modern and contemporary art include key works by Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alberto Giacometti and emerging crypto artists Beeple, Pak, FEWOCiOUS, Mitchell F. Chan, which are made available for the entire community through a series of curated online exhibitions in the metaverse. APENFT Foundation also partners with renowned art institutions, such as Christie’s and Sotheby’s and had successfully sponsored the fourth annual “Art + Tech Art Technology Summit: NFTs and the Future” in New York, receiving global media coverage such as Artnet, ArtReview, ArtNews, Coindesk, Cointelegraph etc. As the leading tech-driven art foundation, APENFT aims to drive high-quality traffic to support the development of the decentralized metaverse’s ecosystem.
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