Wilder World x Metaphoenix led by Frank Wilder – Dropping 6/1 @ 3:30 PM PT
Frank Wilder, known in some circles as the Banksy of the Blockchain, is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in 3D sculpture. ancient meets Future Technique through Wilder’s work which presents an interplay between the past and the present, the sacred and the innovative. Wilder has an extensive background working in the world of physical art – creating highly sought after physical sculptures, jewelry and “Totems”, a series of metal objects that touch different themes, such as Spirit, Animals, Mythology, Skulls, Nature. Since entering the cryptoart space in 2017, Wilder has presented a number of sell-out collections that explore principles of the cyber renaissance and its relationship to the past.
Wilder World, founded by Frank Wilder, is a global art gallery and artist guild that uses augmented reality to create a 3D virtual world centered around art and creativity
A towering mutant vehicle by an international artist collective. A mobile platform for sound and creativity.
From the ashes of the desert floor rises the phoenix. A powerful creature and mesmerizing story brought to life by Wilder World and Metaphoenix through Frank Wilder.
MURAT SAYGINER- Dropping 6/2 @ 3:30 PM PT
Murat Saygıner is a self-taught digital artist who works as a motion designer, filmmaker, photographer and composer based in Ankara, Turkey.
Born in Prague in 1989, Murat Saygıner got involved with photography and digital art in 2007 and won numerous international awards. As early as 2008, his works were selected for “IPA Best of Show” exhibition in New York and in 2010, he was awarded Emerging Talent of the Year in “The Photography Gala Awards”.
He has written, directed and produced several animated short films since 2013 which were screened in over 200 film festivals including Academy Award Qualifying Festivals such as “Animest” and “AIFVF”. Six of his films were Staff Picked on Vimeo. In 2019, he assembled ten of his short films under the title of “The Flying Fish” which drew various reviews by acclaimed film critics and received the Vitriol Award as the Best Experimental Film in The First Hermetic International Film Festival in Venice.
The Flying Fish
The Flying Fish is a set of select short films created by Murat Saygıner over the span of seven years. Named after the alter-ego of the artist, the drop brings together seven films revolving around alternative states of the human condition. The artworks will be released over the course of 7 weeks.
The short films were screened in over 200 film festivals including Academy Award Qualifying Festivals such as “Animest” and “AIFVF”.
Antonio García Villarán- Dropping 6/2 @ 3:30 PM PT
Antonio García Villarán is an artist, educator, Arts Academy-founder, writer and one of the most recognizable art influencers within the Spanish speaking world.
Villarán has not only become a successful painter, but also a driving force of the Fine Arts world by dissecting and challenging, to many, the untouchable world of Arts. He is known for coining the term “Hamparte”, which is being taught in many schools, art institutes and academies that are embracing it as a game changing concept. He was the first ever Spanish language scholar to be commissioned by Google Arts & Culture, as well as a plethora of publications, radio stations, and television services.
Villarán has practiced and studied fine art extensively his entire life, and aside from starting his own Art Academy, has art and art theory to communities all over the world everywhere, from fine art academies to prisons and homes for disadvantaged youth. Antonio García Villarán lives and breathes Art in all forms.
A community dictated challenge “Criptoarte” 131313 comprises 13 artworks with 13 numbered copies for each one.
Each artwork has been created during a live creation session in Villarán’s Twitch and Instagram channels with the outcome of the creation being determined by every 13 words chosen by community.
BlvckParis led by Julian O’hayon – Dropping 6/3 @ 3:30 PM PT
Julian O’hayon is a French designer, artist, and founder behind the lifestyle brand, Blvck Paris. Founded in 2017, Blvck Paris pioneered an engaged community that love the colour, black and aspire to the aesthetic and monochrome lifestyle, pursuing quality and design. Today, the brand is home to an impressive collection of lifestyle clothing, accessories, and digital goods. With stores opening globally, including Miami, Taipei, Tokyo and Macau, the brand is endorsed and supported by an engaged community with millions of social media followers and customers worldwide. Each store is conceptually designed by Julian with bespoke attention to detail, utilising spatial awareness with a key emphasis on clean aesthetics and minimalism. Prior to founding Blvck, Julian was appointed to work on prestigious projects with household names, Porsche Design, Bang & Olufsen, Philips, StockX and Hugo Boss. His work has also been featured worldwide in major outlets including Vogue, GQ, Creapills and Hypebeast.
DARK MODE 01
Introducing DARK MODE 01, Julian’s vision is to apply his personal ‘Blvck’ stamp by creating a distinctive and aesthetically satisfying effect in each piece. The artwork plays on various shades of black and is applied to the thematic concepts which define Blvck Paris. Julian encapsulates 3D effects by bringing his ‘art to life’ and leaving an imaginative and aesthetic vision to its viewers, through a melancholic theme. The artwork embodies the ethos behind the brand with the purpose of demonstrating Blvck Paris’ poetic and artistic endeavour to those that share Julian’s love of aesthetically pleasing monochrome art and design. DARK MODE 01 features Julian’s original works in the form of unique 3D motion graphics. Julian invites the viewer to envisage the key concepts that exemplify Blvck by changing the mood of food, animals, nature and architecture. Each piece aims to bring the viewer into the Blvck world, whilst they enjoy the backdrop of original musical pieces, produced by Julian.
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