TOKEN2049, Asia’s Largest Web3 Event, Exclusively Reveals Over $100M In NFT Digital Assets

Unprecedented, immersive OP3N WHALE NFT exhibition highlights works presented to the public for the first time

SINGAPORE, September 22, 2022–(BUSINESSWIRE)–TOKEN2049Asia’s leading cryptocurrency conference, announced that the first immersive NFT experience, the OP3N WHALE NFT exhibition, will be in the spotlight of the next edition, which will take place in Singapore from September 28 to 29. The expo will feature NFT digital assets with a market value of over $100 million. Its the first time that said collection, held by a single entity, be presented to the public.

The exhibition was created by OP3Na springboard company for IP and Web3 communities, and WHALEthe omniversal membership club that owns a treasury encompassing the world’s largest collection of rare and high-value NFTs spanning games, art, and virtual real estate.

Raphael Strauch, Founder of TOKEN2049, says: “Today’s Web3 ecosystem reflects the promising creativity and innovation generated by many industries through their growing interest in NFTs and much of this is happening in Asia. The show we are going to offer our participants is exciting and this exhibition is only part of it. »

The exhibit focuses on creative professionals, brands and curators from the region, illustrating the global dynamics of the currency. East meets West, and makes its exclusive debut as the largest Asian Web3 event and the largest conference ever hosted by TOKEN2049. About 7,000 visitors are expected.

The exhibition features works of art by the famous digital artist. packageknown for leading Sotheby’s first NFT sale, of XCOPYleader in the field of glitch art, from the Milanese artist duo hackatao and award-winning Asian-American photographer miguel yamashita.

TOKEN2049 Singapore also features a temporary exhibition of generative artworks from the permanent collection of artist Brendan Dawes at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, as well as the photographs of Instagram sensation Ryosuke Kosuge. These works will be exhibited in the individual WHALE booth during the conference.

WhaleShark, renowned NFT collector and founder of WHALE, says: “Non-expendable technology has sparked a global digital renaissance in arts and culture. It is truly an honor to be able to partner with TOKEN2049 and OP3N to showcase some of the oldest and best known pioneers in this industry. The exhibition highlights this inevitable revolution by promoting a proven creative industry rather than a fad. »

Attendees will also be able to see OP3N’s latest A3 NFT model, developed by YOON and VERBAL, creators of the iconic Tokyo-based fashion brand AMBUSH®. The famous phygital A3 NFT will be presented exclusively in a showcase at the fair.

“Art, culture and technology are coming together in exciting and entirely new ways, and many never-before-seen events are taking place around the world,” says Jaeson Ma, co-CEO and founder of OP3N, the experience brand. of NFTs. larger contemporary. “From digital creators and traditional artists to fashion brands like AMBUSH expanding their presence in the NFT space, we are bringing together an incredible group of talent to celebrate and honor their work. »

Jason Ma will also participate in a panel discussion on “The Future of Intellectual Property and Communities on the Web3”. This will take place on September 29 at 2:45 PM, and VERBAL will also be commenting on A3 in more detail.

TOKEN2049 Singapore’s agenda will encompass a series of discussions on the latest developments in the Web3 ecosystem, ranging from the global pro-crypto macro-narrative, the rise of Web3 gaming, the rise of the social and creative economy to the future of AI and generative art. , current and future Web3 infrastructure, and many more.

As part of the Asia Crypto WeekTOKEN2049 attendees can expect a full lineup of side events, conferences, networking sessions, workshops and parties throughout the week.

For more information and continuous updates on TOKEN2049 Singapore, please visit https://www.asia.token2049.com/.

About TOKEN2049

TOKEN2049 is a premier Web3 event held annually in Singapore and London, where decision makers from across the global cryptocurrency ecosystem converge to exchange ideas, network and shape the industry. TOKEN2049 is the global meeting place for entrepreneurs, institutions, industry specialists, investors and everyone interested in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.

About OP3N

Founded in 2021 as a subsidiary of EST Media Holdings, OP3N envisions a world where communities can come together to create, own and bring their ideas to the world. OP3N’s mission is to serve as a springboard for ideas and communities to create enriching experiences together. By consolidating the tools needed to mint, share, and interact with NFTs and digital tokens into a single vertical stack, OP3N is leveraging its cross-industry expertise across the entertainment, gaming, and technology ecosystems to lay the foundation for a new era. community-driven entertainment and bring everyone together for a trip to Web3. For more information please visit: https://op3n.world/

About the WHALE

WHALE is an omniversal membership club for digital natives that aims to bring WHALE members into the renaissance of digital art and culture. Leveraging $WHALE, the club’s social token, and WHALE Vault, the club’s treasury, WHALE delivers real-world and metaverse content, information, and experiences to a new generation of digital enthusiasts. WHALE was founded in 2020 under the pseudonym WhaleShark and now has more than 25,000 members worldwide. All focus on the long-term discussion and immersion of Web 3, as well as revolutionizing scarcity, ownership, and management of real digital assets.

About AMBUSH®

AMBUSH® began as an experimental jewelry line with innovative designs inspired by pop art and capturing the distinctive aesthetic of Tokyo. With garments created as a canvas to complete the story, AMBUSH® has evolved towards designing unisex collections. The brand debuted in Paris in 2015, with YOON & VERBAL appearing on the Business of Fashion list of the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for five consecutive years starting in 2015 and on the HYPEBEAST 100 list for 8 years. in a row. In 2017, AMBUSH® was selected among the 8 best finalists of the PRIX LVMH. In 2018, AMBUSH® debuted at Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo. The same year, Kim Jones decided to entrust Yoon with creating her jewelry line at Dior Homme. In 2022, AMBUSH® presented its collection in its first show at Milan Fashion Week by presenting SILVER FCTRY, its exclusive metaverse space. Their first POW!® NFT collection sold out in minutes, ranking it in the top 10 projects at Opensea and the second most traded Japanese NFT at its debut.

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