Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. Jun 2, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Q9 Capital is pleased to announce the latest exhibition, ‘Conversations: Conscious Fluidity’, in collaboration with Artdott, a streaming digital art platform for boundary-pushing artists. Taking place at the Q9 Crypto Hub, the presentation is a physical showcase of Non-Fungible Tokens (‘NFTs’) featuring a select group of Artdott’s premier artists. The exhibition runs from 1st – 30th June 2022.
Examining topics that relate to nature, society, and imagination, the works of six NFT artists are presented in three parts, respectively titled ‘Fragile Balance’, ‘Symbolic Unity’, and ‘Alternative Me’. Alluding to factors that both constitute and symbolise human reality and existence, the artworks showcased are by Andy Thomas, Margo Trushina, Francesca Ruth Levuu, Kelsey Rath, John Wong, and Taras Zheltyshev. Presented together to weave a story, the curated selection of NFTs in varying styles and formats create a conversation that is as thought-provoking as it is indicative of our times.
Part 1: Fragile Balance
The curation starts with an exploration of the many faces of Nature, to examine the elements that constitute life and that sustain its balance. Inspired by his travels to the ancient rainforests, Australian artist Andy Thomas fuses imageries of flora with rare sounds to create ‘audio life forms’. Using digital technology and algorithms, he captures the essence of organic life forms and expresses their beauty via unique sound sculptures. On the other hand, Moscow-born London-based artist Margo Trushina delves deeply into bio-art, examining environmental concerns as expressed through her own personal bodily experiences.
Her recreations of living sculptures and environments in video art reflect upon recent discoveries in neuroscience, biotechnology, and ecology, but can also be seen as a call to action. In addition, English artist Francesca Ruth Levuu incorporates memories, technology, and nature in her dreamy oeuvres, layering them amidst the beauty of natural landscapes. Her ethereal-looking works reconnect viewers with nature to engage with and celebrate the source of life.
Part 2: Symbolic Unity
The second part of the exhibition expands upon the notion of Society, exemplifying the ideas of community and culture. American artist Kelsey Rath finds inspiration in familiar everyday objects and cultural icons, especially historical artifacts prevalent in Americana. Her arresting collages consist of appropriated images that convey nostalgia and retro charm, providing the viewer with relatable and relevant content for engagement. On the other hand, UK-based Hong Kong artist John Wong references the ‘Book of Changes’ (the I-Ching) – the ancient Chinese divination text dating back to 1000 BC, which is also a common source for both Confucianists and Taoist philosophy. Through carefully constrained algorithms, Chinese characters are presented in a hypnotic manner, questioning trust, self-identity, and superstition vis-a-vis Chinese traditional culture and new technology.
Part 3: Alternative Me
The final section of the presentation explores a new reality – meta-worlds. Russian artist Taras Zheltyshev’s YOOMOOTA universe is a reflection of deeper consciousness, a digitally- created parallel universe where human emotions and physiology carry equal weight as in the physical world. Quirky characters from Curiosity Planet – one of the nine planets in YOOMOOTA – embody the ideals of the ‘PFP’ culture, with different attributes that contribute to their ‘rarity’. They challenge us to question the value of our physical existence when avatars are used as a projection of oneself.
Presented together, the curated selection weaves a story that traces the evolution of everyday reality – one that provides the framework for human existence. Visitors to the exhibition are invited to explore all three parts of the exhibition to further engage with the artworks as well as to learn more about NFTs. As non-interchangeable units of data stored on the blockchain, NFTs assure unique signature and ownership and have grown to be a significant sector in the art industry, increasingly collected by connoisseurs, aficionados, and novice collectors alike.
The image on P.1: ‘Golden Whistler’ – Andy Thomas
Visits are by timed entry and registration is via the link below. Walk-ins are welcome.
Registration Dates Venue Hours Instagram
: 1 – 30 June 2022
: Q9 Crypto Hub, G/F Lobby, 9 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong: Monday-Friday, 11 am-7 pm
: @Q9.capital @artdott_
Hashtags: #q9crypto #q9nft #artdott
: Christine Chan Chiu ([email protected])
ABOUT Q9 CRYPTO HUB
Q9 Crypto Hub is Hong Kong’s premier cryptocurrency and NFT hub where both industry experts and digital asset newcomers can join our community, learn, network, and become involved in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. Our team regularly hosts events focusing on education and community outreach with a focus on Bitcoin adoption, blockchain technology, and everything crypto. Q9’s curated gallery space exhibits and sells digital works from renowned and upcoming local and international artists.
Contact: Ines Laimins ([email protected])
ABOUT Q9 CAPITAL
Q9 Capital is a full-service crypto investment platform for individuals and institutions. We combine innovative products and personalised services to deliver a simple and safe solution for crypto investing. Our best-in-class products, performance analytics, and systematic investment offerings provide investors with the tools they need to accumulate assets, maximize returns and generate income from their crypto investments.
Contact: James Lindsay ([email protected])
Artdott is a digital art platform that represents the perfect metamorphosis between art and digital. It is where artists and collectors have the perfect conditions to connect, to discover and collect artworks but also to be part of a community; Artdott is the starting point of a unique experience made for
those with passion for art and a desire for change. Artdott aims to connect the digital world of art and collectors not only online but also through physical spaces, art fairs, exhibitions, and collaborations. Artdott attracts a new generation of art collectors through carefully curating, selling, and streaming digital artworks and NFTs. Artdott is an essential point of art reference for crypto users and inhabitants of meta worlds.
Contact: Tony Yeung ([email protected])
Source :Q9 Capital, Artdott
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