Beijing is set to host its first exhibition dedicated to "crypto art," which will showcase non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
- The exhibition titled “Virtual Niche – Have you ever seen memes in the mirror?” will run from March 26 until April 4 in the city before moving on to Shanghai and is the first of its kind, according to a report by The Beijinger.
- The curator of the exhibition, Sun Bohan, told the publication crypto art is an emerging trend that is formed by “bridging art and blockchain-based platforms, culture and technology.”
- The NFT craze has been taking off recently with millions of dollars being spent on rare or desirable digital artworks.
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