Art Vancouver presents A guide to the NFT world
Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West - Hall A
Curious about the world of NFTs and crypto art? Come and hear a selection of artists and gallery owners discuss the industry, their careers, and what it all means for the art world.
Aziz is a multi-disciplinary artist who explores the intersection of art, perception and technology. An accomplished digital art and multimedia producer, his works have been collected by music superstars and moguls, as well as private collectors. His diverse body of work has been exhibited across North America and in Asia. His emerging technology artworks have been exhibited at prestigious conferences globally, including at SIGGRAPH Asia, the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), and the New Forms Festival. Aziz completed his Masters in Interactive Art + Technology, in the area of immersive reality in 2012. He currently creates an eclectic range of visual artworks as well as immersive installations.
Liu is a Vancouver artist studying visual arts at Emily Carr University. You can find her exploring feminine portraits of ethereal beings to neo-traditional masterpieces of mystical elements and a hint of fantasy.
Liu discovered NFT in 2021 and saw how others are innovating and shaping the space. She sold out of her first 21 NFT collection and is currently working on her generative collection of 888, which is minting in May.
DREW RAY TANNER
The Werd World is a collection of 1000 Hand drawn art pieces from the mind of Tanner. Each one is unique, using Werd as a blank canvas. Werd is an interdimensional entity so there are no bounds/limits to where you both can go, or who you can be... The universe awaits! The Werd World was created as an exercise in acceptance. Acceptance in the fact that here, we can be whoever or whatever we want. So long as it comes along with a healthy dose of love.
Robinson is the co-founder and CEO of cocoNFT, a platform that makes it easy for newcomers to get started in Web3 by enabling anyone to sell an Instagram post as an NFT without any upfront fees. Robinson's Web2 life saw him working in partnerships for companies like Hootsuite and Zapier.
Stevenson has over 16 years of experience in multidisciplinary design fields and has a keen interest in the blockchain, DeFi, and NFT space.
Excelling at entrepreneurship and digital design with deep-tech industry knowledge from a young age, he was named a “Tech Wunderkind” by National Posts 30 under 30 in 2011.
He has also worked with national and multi-national brands. In 2013, Stevenson had the privilege of working with world renowned milliner Philip Treacy in London, England. During this time, he partnered with Neo Investments partner’s designing cutting edge web experiences for their brand portfolio including: Ladureé, Miller Harris, Obika and Belgium's famous Chocolatier Pierre Marcolini.
Stevenson is currently the co-founder and visionary behind the FOMO NFT Gallery, one of the world’s first physical NFT spaces and metaverse portals.
The FOMO Gallery, located at 221 E Georgia in Vancouver, BC, is a curated collection of digital and physical art that displays NFT’s from around the world. The space duals as a design lab for 3D-scanning and hyper-realistic photo mapping to create bleeding edge content for the metaverse.