Discover unlimited opportunities in a digital universe of art under Web 3.0
(Hong Kong, 27th May, 2022) One of the Asia’s largest NFT & local art outdoor exhibitions, “ARTAVERSE”, Title sponsored by Mastercard®, will be held from June 3 to 12, 2022 at Central Harbourfront Event Space with over 150,000 square feet of exhibition space, “ARTAVERSE” is widely supported by key players and leading organizations from many different industries. More than 100 partners include ( in alphabetical order): leading mobile service provider in Hong Kong “3 Hong Kong”; global leader in gamification and blockchain “Animoca Brands”; popular Taiwanese NFT project “Alpacadabraz”; ClubFanX x well-known artist, Mr. Wing Shya; Asia’s largest NFT collector, “CoinUnited.io”; “Fotometa by Fotomax”; “Hong Kong Fringe Club”; Asia’s Leading Web 3.0 Venture Capital, “L2 Capital”; the visual effects director of the “2022 Winter Olympics” opening ceremony, Liu Di; “METACADE by PONG Group”; “ARTAVERSE” preferred Wallet “MetaMask”; the designated marketplace for the conference founded by well-known female entrepreneur Anina Ho, “Qponbay”; the local technology company, “RAZE”; the Largest NFT Fi Platform in Asia, “SOLARR”; “Sound Department”; “UCOLLEX”; famous NFT Artist – XY (聶曉宇); “9Gag”, plus a number of well-known pop music performers. Together, they bring a variety of digital art exhibits, art and technology exchange and idea-sharing, as well as live music performances. The team behind “ARTAVERSE” has invested an 8-figure sum into this first-ever event, aiming to build an outdoor art community integrating
digital art, blockchain technology, augmented reality, virtual reality and local art, and to bring local contemporary digital artists and pioneers of the art x technology industry together. The event leads members of the public to set foot into the digital universe of art under Web 3.0 where virtual and reality blend, allowing a brand new experience into a new immersive world. Mr. Hanjin Tan, the world’s first Chinese-language music NFT artist, joins as the expert consultant and art technology ambassador, to inspire local art enthusiasts to create diversified artworks by leveraging new technologies – and to promote local art to the world.
CEO of Right Grace Entertainment, Mr. Rocky Wong, co-organizers of “ARTAVERSE”, said, “With the rapid expansion of the digital universe of art under Web 3.0, “ARTAVERSE”, represents one of the largest NFT art exhibitions in Asia. I wish to leverage my past experience in listed companies and in investment to synergize with the expertise of Yin Wing Live in organizing performance and entertainment events, to create a platform to push forward Asian art technology development. Furthermore, this will further nurture potential pop culture talent among the new generation from Hong Kong and other Asian markets to devote themselves to the art/technology industry.”
Chief Marketing Officer and organizer of “ARTAVERSE”, Mr. Daniel Chang, said,” With Hong Kong being a central hub of the international art technology market, and we hope to take advantage of this to make “ARTAVERSE” a bridge to connect with the international counterparts. It gathers experts from different industries from all over the world, with the aim of thrusting ahead the popularization of blockchain technology from Asia to the globe. We aim to provide artists with more platforms to promote their artworks; at the same time bringing new concepts for protecting the copyright of digital art creators. The project lays a subversive foundation for the future development of the Metaverse, and further expands sustainable development of the digital art and cultural industry.”
Curator of Bold & Concept Asia, Ms. Tiffany Chui, added, “This event has been very challenging in terms of its conception and concept delivery; not only do we present art technology to the public in a physical way by allowing everyone to experience all kinds of digital art exhibits in an immersive experience, but also to present that in a simple and easy-to-understand way to educate the public, so as to promote the popularization of art and technology. I would like to thank the sponsors and all parties for their support in making this brand-new event a grand festival. We hope that “ARTAVERSE” will develop into an annual grand occasion, bringing more new art technologies and promoting the development of local art.”
Three exhibition areas in “ARTAVERSE”: Opening up infinite possibilities
“ARTAVERSE” aims to promote the popularization of art technologies such as NFT and Metaverse, providing opportunities for art lovers to learn about, appreciate, collect or even locally create artworks. The exhibition will be divided into three areas, namely ART BOX, ART HUB and ART STAGE. With diverse digital art exhibitions, art and technology exchange, and live music and cultural performances, an immersive art, entertainment and cultural journey through real and virtual worlds opens up.
“ART BOX” – over 20 exhibition units exploring the ecosystem of art and technology The ART BOX area will set up over 20 independent exhibition spaces, showcasing an array of NFT artworks, including Asia’s largest NFT collector, CoinUnited.io, to showcase selected NFT art from their NFT art collections worth over 300 million US dollars, an example being “Shocked Doge”, one of the most expensive NFT collections in the world. works from other partnered units include: local design cartoon brand, “B. Duck”; “Clubfanx x Wing Shya”; developer of artificial intelligence robot (Sophia), a highly recognized, prolific, street and contemporary artist “SZABOTAGE”, “Hanson Robotics”; CEO of blockchain startup platform KLKTN, Daisuke Iwase; “Lucky Tiger”; “METACADE by PONG Group”; “Hong Kong NFT Association” (NFTAHK); “One Satoshi”; “SOLARR”; “PANGU”; innovative platform that sells unique and limited-edition NFTs for toy and pop culture collectibles, “Ucollex” (alphabetical), allowing visitors to view ingenious and creative digital artworks while learning about introductory knowledge of NFT contemporary art collection, and letting art lovers of the new generation collect their favorites online instantly.
Additionally, “Shadow Factory” in ART BOX will use new technologies such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) to allow participants to enjoy an immersive art experience, creating extraordinary artistic visual effects for visitors. Besides, the organizer is also partnering famous restaurants “Bite”, “Barlove” and “Pernod Ricard”, to provide visitors with high-quality dining options “CoinUnited.io” will also provide themed food with the Crypto Punk #7810 in its collection to provide guests with a different dining experience.
「ART HUB」— Gathering both international and local top artworks and popular NFT projects At ART HUB, an array of digital artworks connecting the virtual world with reality in 4 different zones: Celebrity Zone, NFT Zone, Art Technology Zone and Art Zone. In Celebrity Zone, works by famous artists are shown, including “ARTAVERSE”’s Expert Consultant and Art & Technology Ambassador Hanjin Tan, famous photographer who participated in Hong Kong Film Awards special issue CK Chan, Hiro Yoshikawa, artist Kay Tse On-Kay, Alex Lam Tak-Shun, Kelvin Kwan Chor-Yiu and Francis Cheng Siu-Hong. “13a New Street Art Gallery” will also join with founder of “ALPACA LAND” founder and artist, Joey Thye Cho-Yee, Arol, knoa.C, Leonlollipop, Miloza Ma, Mr. Likey, surreal photographer SurrealHK (Tommy Fung), William Tsang x Fordarest Project, and other outstanding Hong Kong artists and illustrators participating in the exhibition.
The NFT Zone will also present popular Taiwanese NFT project “Alpacadabraz” by contemporary artist Chuckchee. In addition, brilliant artworks such as the creations by “Bad Face Bots” (BFBS), “LYCHEE & FRIENDS”, “EYELIEN”, “Investment Sky”, Sam Lee Chan-Sam “Sunday Zoo”, Jeremy Li “Jeremy Shuhow Lin” (JL Basketball League), founder of UDomain To Cheung, “Nomoreclub”, “SeishinMob”, “Tipsy Cat” and other cooperative NFT projects.
The Art Technology Zone will also display works by prominent artists. Kings Art, a new contemporary art trading platform, will exhibit NFTs and prints by Tony Wong Yuk Long. Artworks by 4 local artists will be shown, including contemporary Chinese brush painting by Hong Kong artist, Owen WONG (黃家偉) , Liu Jia (劉佳), and sculptures by Anton Poon (潘星瑋), showcasing the vitality and diversity of local art. Other contemporary
artists such as Xu Zhenbang(徐振邦), famous NFT Artist – XY (聶曉宇), Xia Han, digital artist and illustrator Claudia Chanhoi, and well-known artist Vivian Ho will participate in the exhibition. The “Seefood Room” will also display artwork editions by top contemporary artists, including Tomokazu Matsuyama、Yue Minjun、 Takashi Murakami、Mayuka Yamamoto、Yoshitomo Nara etc.
“ART STAGE” – Art and Technology Talk x ART BATTLE x Weekend Live Music Performance Promoting the Exchange of Art and Pop Culture
In addition to visiting and collecting multifarious artworks, visitors can understand more about the latest market updates of art technology, and take part in different forms of art exchange through 20+ art and technology talks, in addition to live music performances at ART STAGE held by “ARTAVERSE”. Among them, the art and technology talk about the latest market information on art technology and conduct different forms of art exchanges. “Animoca Brands” will invite guest speakers to explore the infinite possibilities of the art universe. What’s more, live music performances will be held on 3rd, 5th, 10th, 11th and 12th June. Performers include Alex Lam Tak Shun, Alfred Hui, Catherine Wong, Dear Jane, Jason Chan Pak Yu, Kaho Hung, Michael Cheung Tin Fu, RubberBand, and Shimica Wong (listed alphabetically). Dope Ones will play host the largest and first live NFT x Music Debut in Hong Kong for the launch of Dope Ones NFT Mixtape Debut on 9th June.
Details of Weekend Live Music Performance:
|3 Jun||5 Jun||9 Jun||10 Jun||11 Jun|
|Candy & Will||Indie Jam||Indie Jam||Indie Jam|
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artists sharing &
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|7:00pm – |
|DJ Geek Fox||DJ Lokyii||Dope NFT |
|DJ Angus||DJ Angus|
|Dear Jane||Jason Chan & Catherine Wong||Rubberband||MC Cheung Tin Fu & |
|DJ Geek Fox||DJ Lokyii||DJ Angus||DJ Angus|
In order to help the new generation get familiar with the art Metaverse, “ARTAVERSE” will organise a special session, a children’s digital art workshop, on weekend mornings (4, 5, 11, 12 June, Family package will be launched, please stay tuned). The purpose is to let children explore the mysterious digital universe of Art
under Web 3.0, to help them master the concepts of NFT and Metaverse, and getting them well-prepared for the new era of Web 3.0 popularization. Income from the workshops will be fully donated to the Hong Kong Council of Early Childhood Education & Services to support in cultivating children’s development.
Purchase “ARTAVERSE” tickets and have the opportunity to receive a limited exclusive NFT, and join the digital universe of art under Web 3.0
Mastercard holders can enjoy exclusive access to early booking with 10% off discount from now and with 5% off during official sale period. The official sale of tickets will commence at 1:00pm on 29 May through KKTIX, while participants who are under 16 years old can enjoy an ART Youth ticket discounted offer of HK$150 on weekdays (except Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays). Every VIP full-day ticket buyer will have the opportunity to get an exclusive designated commemorative NFT for free (first-come-first-served) through MetaMask. Details of the event and ticket purchase options are as below:
Details of event and ticket sale:
3-12 June, 2022
Workshop period: 10:00 am – 12:00pm
Day period: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Night period: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Central Harbourfront Event Space
Day/night period on weekdays: HKD$280
Weekend night period: HKD$380
VIP full-day ticket: HKD$880
ART Youth ticket (For participants under 16 years-old): HKD$150
Mastercard early sale：
Starting at 6:00pm on 16 May, 2022 to 11:59pm on 28 May, 2022 (10% off discount)
Starting at 1:00pm on 29 May, 2022 on KKTIX
(Mastarcard 5% off discount)
*An additional HK$8 handling fee for each ticket will be charged *MetaMask users can receive a designated commemorative NFT for free by “ARTAVERSE” airdrop (Airdrop: sent through blockchain technology)
“ARTAVERSE” Commemorative NFT Registration and Distribution Date:
Type of ticket:
|Special Type of NFT Blind Box Quantity: 10,000|
Basic type of NFT
|Online registration: |
16 May to 28 May, 2022
June 3 to June 12, 2022
Only online registration available: 16 May to 28 May, 2022 11:59pm
Gift distribution date:
|Airdrop distribution date* |
30 May to 1 June, 2022
On-site registration and
Participants who buy ticket after 29 May can redeem Blind Box NFT at the designated counter with the ticket on the day
Blind box NFT unboxing date: 2 June, 2022#
Airdrop distribution date*
30 May to 1 June, 2022
*Only for users who have completed the ticket purchase and submitted a valid MetaMask wallet address before 11:59 pm on May 28 (subject to the time of receipt)
Please note: Offer will not be reissued if application is not submitted before the registration date
#VIP Special Edition Blind Box NFT- After the box is opened, users can randomly get commemorative NFTs of different rarities. For details, please visit the event website – www.artaverse.asia; Users can use the NFT styles they hold at the “ARTAVERSE” venue during the “ARTAVERSE” event and merchants to exchange corresponding discounts or gifts. For details, please refer to the event website update and related terms and conditions.