First European NFT Art Fair

Gibraltar is to host the first European NFT art fair focused solely on cryptocurrency art. The Gibraltar NFT Art Fair will be based in Gibraltar’s iconic building, Xapo BankGibraltar Crypto Art Island features a ‘phygital’ art platform of physical and digital art, featuring exclusively digital works for six days from several well-known NFT artists.

Gibraltar NFT Art Exhibition- 29 April 2022

WISe.ART will host the auction during the exhibition, a fully-fledged platform for NFTs secured by WISeKey technology, ensuring an authenticated and signed version of the actual digital asset, providing proof of ownership, provenance and a set of smart contracts.

WISe.ART are a trusted and sustainable marketplace for next gen NFTs and ensures that besides an authenticated and signed version of the actual digital asset, an irreversible link to a physical object can be created. In addition, proof of ownership, provenance and relevant contracts describing future use and monetization streams remain forever and immutably verifiable on the blockchain.

Featuring 25 world-renowned NFT artists, including Javier ArrésGala Mirissa, Marco Oggian, Óscar Carrasgo & Max Mitenkov, the event will feature exclusive works for sale on NFT screens designed specifically by Tokenframe.

In addition to a physical auction at Xapo Bank, Gibraltar, the event will also be held online where NFT investors and collectors from around the world can also participate.

As co-founder of Crypto Art IslandJoëlle Dinnage, award-winning entrepreneur, international art dealer, art fair director, and founder of the prestigious Tokyo International Art Fair, says: “The NFT art market is booming and interest has never been higher. We are taking this opportunity to focus on true Crypto Art for the discerning NFT art investor and collector in an exclusive Crypto Art Island experience highlighting world-renowned NFT artists.”

“It will be the event of the year, held in singular location, where Xapo Bank brings the best of both worlds, uniting stability of traditional banking and a seamless portal into the future of money – Crypto Currencies. Don’t miss it,”

NFT ARTISTS

JAVIER ARRÉS (Spain) – Is among the most acknowledged crypto-artists worldwide, a pioneer nominated winner of the London Artwork Biennale 2019 and the Illustrator Folks Selection Award Creativepool 2017 amongst different awards. Andalusian, primarily based in Fuerteventura, he’s identified for his hyper detailed works, his cities, intricate machines and his Visible Toys, not possible fantasy gif-arts. Amongst his shoppers are an important collectors in addition to The New York Instances, The NFL, Corriere della Serra and extra. His NFTs works offered exceeds a million {dollars}.

GALA MIRISSA (Spain) – One of many best digital artists of the twenty first century born in Barcelona. She is an unique NFT artist for the subsequent Hollywood Movie “FRESH KILLS”, directed by Jennifer Esposito. Gala additionally designed ultra-rare Freedom NFTs for the movie by 300.000 {dollars}. She was named by BeInCrypto on Worldwide Girls’s Day 2021 as one of many three most influential Hispanic girls within the cryptocurrency business who’re utilizing NFT (non-fungible token) expertise and is amongst the highest gross sales within the rank record of NFT by CryptoArt.io. Gala has created the primary NFT for ELLE journal and it appeared on the quilt final month. Far more to come back from Gala who continues her highway to success. She might be exhibiting unique NFTs on the Crypto Artwork Island occasion, a certain signal of ample funding alternatives on the present.

MARCO OGGIAN (Italy) – Born (1990, Venezia) and raised in Italy, however presently residing in Spain. He has labored on greater than 150 tasks world wide, usually utilizing easy shapes and vivid colors to spotlight vital, controversial, and social points. Oggian’s posters and prints have been featured prominently lately, from criticism of the Syrian warfare to the Black Lives riots final June. His robust sarcasm has generated two effectively marked positions within the viewer. He says: “I’m not afraid to face up for a trigger and it is clearly seen in my work.” Through the years, he has contributed to the creation of “True Colour Movies” in Switzerland, one in all Europe’s most attention-grabbing and progressive studios for creative route and audio-visual specialising in excessive sports activities. Since then, he has had the chance to broaden his creative horizons by collaborating with main shoppers resembling Nike, Volcom, BMW, Vogue, Samsung, Saatchi & Saatchi and Firefox. His works have been revealed over 30 books on design, branding, illustration and typography. He has had gallery exhibitions in Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, London, Milan, Seoul, Turin and Tokyo. Anticipate a beautiful collection of unique NFTs from Oggian on the Crypto Artwork Island NFT Artwork Honest.

ÓSCAR CARRASCO (Spain) – From the start, the multidisciplinary work of Oscar Carrasco displays a poetic and dreamlike imaginative and prescient of time, reminiscence, order and chaos. He’s world-renowned for his photographic works of deserted locations round Europe by which he infiltrated clandestinely earlier than they have been demolished.
At present, he’s exploring new paths combining images, video artwork and new media with which he continues to mirror on panorama decomposition, the factors of no return, the chic and irrevocable return to the natural world. He has obtained greater than 150 nationwide and worldwide awards and his work has been exhibited all through the world, in solo exhibitions and essentially the most prestigious artwork gala’s. His most infamous awards embrace the 2018 HIPA Worldwide Pictures Award in Dubai, the 2009 Technology Award and the 2011 Quick Movie Contest awarded by Caja Madrid, Unicaja Pictures Contest Award and the Affiliation 76 Madrid Autumn Salon of Sculptures and Work.

MAX MITENKOV (Belarus) – Artist and Illustrator. Movie, illustrator VFX, and Video games. His fundamental abilities are Keyframe Idea Artwork and Atmosphere. Extremely expert in Photoshop, Unreal Engine 4, 3d Max, Substance Designer and Painter. An artist to be reckoned with, utilizing new instruments and methods and skilfully making use of them to his manufacturing.

Crypto Art Island takes place at Xapo Bank, One Grand Casemates Square, Gibraltar, GX11 1AA from Saturday, April 30 through to Wednesday, May 4, from 10am to 6pm CET daily.
There will be a VIP opening on Friday, April 29, 2022 from 6pm to 9pm CET.
To find out more, apply for a VIP invitation or submit work as an NFT artist contact:
info@cryptoartisland.com or visit: https://cryptoartisland.com/

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Written By:
Penny Sommerfeld
penny@recruitblock.io