NFTs are a medium.
Like a CD-ROM, NFTs are a container, made valuable only by the content they carry.
Where a CD may have carried a rolling stones album, a video game, or photos from that family trip to Disneyland, NFTs can carry membership cards, in-game items, and one of their best received use cases — Art.
NFTs are the new medium for digital artists to register, trade and immortalize their work.
Since early 2018, leading digital art platform, KnownOrigin, has amassed over 5,000 unique digital artworks from a community of over 350 verified artists, totalling over 1,600 ETH in sales.
KnownOrigin is one the fastest growing Ethereum art platforms on the decentralized web.
Their prolific presence in the digital art world has led KnownOrigin to play a key role in the adoption of Non-Fungible Tokens.
At NFT.NYC 2020, CEO and Co-Founder, David Moore spoke about how KnownOrigin fosters engagement and a better user experience for their community through 1-on-1 onboarding for those new to blockchain, surveys to better understand perception of their platform and an exclusive Telegram group for approved KnownOrigin artists.
The result — An engaged community of committed artists, producing provably unique digital artworks, ready to satiate the new breed of discerning collector.
Sharing their wares with the world, 12 artists were selected and generously donated works exclusively to NFT.NYC 2020 attendees.
Meet the Artists and their Works
N(ft)Y 2020 by Anonymous Nobody
Born as a creator, I have lived under many pseudonyms to promote various works in several different mediums including music, creative writing and poetry. As Anonymous Nobody in the non-fungible art space, I create digital art to visually stimulate, and inspire. Without being married to any one style, I blend Surrealism, Minimalism and Abstract art to create a style that is unique to me. In a nutshell, I create interesting digital scenarios.
New Humanity by mera takeru
mera takeru is a Japanese digital artist.
His art begins with shooting landscapes and objects around him.
By processing them on smartphone or laptop, he creates new pieces that no one has ever seen.
Drawing of Beautiful NY Skyscrapers and Heart NY by Alex Shell
Digital artist, IT engineer, lover of Russian art.
I’ll be a monkey’s uncle! by Oliver Carding (CryptoKaiju)
CryptoKaiju is a Manchester based artist who collaborates with several different designers, incorporating the style of 1930s cartoons
Citylights by hex6c + Ilaria Boffa
Data scientist. Generative artist. Blockchain enthusiast. Crypto art evangelist. DeFi neophyte.
Dystopia and Neon York by Vans Design
Italian designer and digital artist that mixes different styles to generate colorful abstract digital art!
Escape to New York by abysms
Mostly working with layered statics, colour gradients and collages
NFT.NYC at Night by 0xbull
Simplicity through shape, color and number.
NYC Lapse by BnoiitC
Bitcoin artist, crypto-enthusiast, MoCA founder and curator. Creating both physical and digital art about crypto and sometimes mixing digital and physical artworks. Art is sometimes the best way to express and explain complex things.
NYC Transmission of Light by GISEL X FLOREZ
Using manual camera techniques and conceptual practice, Gisel explores the ways in which we are interconnected in this space of existence. Drawing upon traditional still & cinematic methods using a digital 4×5, she incorporates immutable technology onto her art on various platforms & blockchains. Continuing to explore technique & tech, Gisel is currently expanding towards VR immersive installations & artistic community initiative within Cryptovoxels & Somnium Space.
Kaleidoscope by Bit Errror
Digital artist based in Madrid, I work manipulating photographs, videos, vectors, textures and anything that inspires me to do something new. Everything is a remix.