itokawa en invites you to delve into the world of ‘tOken’ – a solo exhibition running from November 3rd (Fri) to November 19th (Sun).
itokawa has been pioneering the realm of digital artistry since January 2023, showcasing creations at the forefront of the NFT Marketplace.
Beyond serving as mere proof of digital artwork ownership, NFTs have expanded their horizons, transcending into realms such as trading carbon dioxide emission credits, authenticating luxury goods, and ensuring raw material traceability. The digital testament of uniqueness is in a constant state of evolution, venturing into new commercial applications embraced by industries.
itokawa has immersed themselves in the vibrant NFT community, collaborating with diverse creators and shaping the future of digital expression.
itokawa’s collection, “#100daysNFTchallenge,” stands as a testament to her commitment to crafting digital masterpieces across a span of 100 days. Featuring her original creations, this collection vividly portrays itokawa’s journey through the realms of digital artistry. Additionally, itokawa passionately collaborates with a diverse array of NFT creators, resulting in a fascinating fusion of guest creators’ ingenuity and itokawa’s distinct artistic identity.
These works serve as a captivating amalgamation of collaborative synergy and itokawa’s individual expression, showcasing a tapestry of creativity that transcends boundaries.
The process of developing and distributing collections within the NFT Marketplace through offers, giveaways, and auctions establishes a distinctive connection between creators and collectors, unique to the NFT community. This platform fosters visible communication, highlighting the interactive nature of collaborations between creators.
It’s important to recognize that NFT works encapsulate not just the aesthetic taste displayed on the screen, but also reflect the essence of the surrounding community. Each piece embodies not only its individual expression but also the vibrant spirit of the community that gravitates around it.
In this unique exhibition, itokawa embarks on an experimental journey, delving into the symbiotic relationship between the digital and the physical realms. Witness the fusion as itokawa navigates the intricate interplay between these two worlds. Moreover, itokawa’s studio and gallery will be perpetually intertwined, offering live painting presentations—a seamless blend of creation and display.
Throughout the exhibition’s final week, the creations born from this amalgamation will be auctioned live, adding an electrifying dimension to the experience.
Embrace the convergence of the digital and physical landscapes in an age where this intersection has become the new reality. Discover the resonance meticulously crafted by itokawa, exploring the depths of this dynamic relationship.
Join us on the exhibition’s inaugural day, Friday, November 3rd, where itokawa envisions a shared journey. An intimate evening reception awaits—come, experience this transformative artistic convergence, and engage in an immersive experience unlike any other.
Exhibition Dates: Friday, November 3, 2023 – Sunday, November 19, 2023 Opening Hours:
- Fridays: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
- Saturdays: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
- Sundays: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Contemporary Art aaploit 2-19-2 Suido, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
The exhibition is supported by the following projects (in alphabetical order)
GASHO 2.0 is an art brand that creates new values from the realm of 2.5 dimensions. With 2.5D Metal Canvas Art, GASHO offers a new form of art that traverses the two-dimensional (digital) and three-dimensional (physical) worlds.
Sound Desert is a music NFT platform, conceived through the NTT Docomo Group’s new business creation programme ‘docomo STARTUP’ and operated by Ikikata Inc.
Started working as an NFT creator in January 2023.
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