HONG KONG, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ImpactNFT Alliance announces today the launch of asia first art exhibition that demonstrates how non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can be a force for good. It is a project to revolutionize the way businesses achieve their sustainability goals, and also transform the lives of people in marginalized communities around the world.
The ImpactNFT exhibition, organized by the Alliance in partnership with Arch Project and Sovereign Art Foundation, will be held at Soho House Hong Kong of October 15-24, 2021. It is also available online at OpenSea.io, Project-Ark.co and ImpactNFT.org.
Supported by a decentralized financing platform MANTRA DAO, the initiative invites both newcomers to NFT and seasoned collectors to explore this unique opportunity and purchase works of art made for global impact projects built around the The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include climate actions as well as social goals such as access to education and gender equality.
“We want to show Hong Kong and the world the power of NFTs for social and environmental impact by creating a win-win situation for artists, charities and our partners ”, states Roy Weissbach, business development advisor at Arch Project and its parent company Carbon base. “The ImpactNFT exhibition highlights projects fusing art and technology to forever change the face of sustainability.”
The exhibition presents Impact NFTs from Sovereign Art Foundation, Earth.Org, Ark’s Project Drop of Genesis as good as SnarkySharkz and Purple penguin. Also on display are amazing works of art by VintageMozart in support of the Nashulai Masai Conservancy in East Africa, and by DOT, an art collective, will also feature NFTs by eight Mexican artists struck for charity.
“We are proud to present a selection of shortlisted artwork for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2021 in digital form,” says Tiffany Pierre Rose, executive director of the Sovereign Art Foundation. “For our first NFT project, it is an honor to exhibit alongside a multitude of important local and international charitable projects, and to harness this new artistic medium for a worthy cause.”
There will also be a preview of the South China Morning Postnext NFT auction for the benefit of Operation Santa Claus (OSC) which includes new works by Frog King, the Hong Kong legend renowned for his live performances, and four other local artists, Evangeline Chan, Ophélie Jacarini, Rainbow Tse and Nathalie Wong.
Senior Marketing Manager MANTRA DAO Joanna chan said, “Promoting a positive influence in the community is at the heart of our mission. Our initiative to integrate NFTs into all of our ecosystem services makes the ImpactNFT exhibition a perfect partnership opportunity. “
“The world already knows that blockchain technology is a decentralized infrastructure for a more transparent, secure and efficient financial system. At RioDeFi, we firmly believe that it is also a catalyst for yet to be explored applications that will have a profound social impact. We are honored to join the ImpactNFT exhibition, ”said RioDeFi Marketing Director Stephane Villedieu.
There are priests programs and conferences to shed light on NFTs as an emerging technology at the intersection of code, community, and conservation that can help society pave the way for carbon neutrality. In-person access and nightly events demonstrating ImpactNFT projects that catalyze positive social and environmental change will be open by invitation only. For RSVP, sign up by October 11.
(L – R): African family by VintageMozart; Royalty-free image by Project Ark; Nicky whelan with lionesses created by ChickenWaffle
ImpactNFT AllianceThe mission of is to initiate and accelerate impact creation by galvanizing web3 projects around the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals using NFT. Bringing together a vibrant community of all those interested in Impact, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain, the ImpactNFT.org platform aims to catalyze a cross-sector alliance that can promote, explore and discuss ideas where NFT can be used to drive positive impact on the SDGs.
Arch Project, created in partnership between Carbonbase and World Wildlife Fund Panda Labs, is an international team providing solutions to creators, collectors and businesses who wish to fulfill the promise of ImpactNFT. As a founding member of the ImpactNFT Alliance, Project Ark works with global NGOs to create ImpactNFT standards and mechanisms that the community can adopt and use.
Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) is a charitable organization founded in 2003 to recognize, support and promote the talents of contemporary art, and bring the therapeutic benefits of art to underprivileged children. They administer contemporary art prizes for professional artists and art students, the most established being the Sovereign Asian Art Prize. SAF also funds and operates programs that use expressive arts to support children from disadvantaged backgrounds and for children with special educational needs.
Soho House Hong Kong is a member club for that of Hong Kong creative community, with a view on Hong Kong Island, Victoria Harbor and Victoria Peak. Founded in London in 1995 Soho House now has over 30 houses in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia. Each home is designed for the city and neighborhood it’s in, but all share the same philosophy: to create a comfortable home for a community of like-minded people, wherever they are.
MANTRA DAO is a community-run DeFi platform focused on multi-channel staking, lending and multi-asset services. MANTRA DAO leverages the wisdom of the crowd to create a community-driven, transparent, and decentralized ecosystem for Web 3.0. Built on a parity substrate for the Polkadot ecosystem, MANTRA DAO gives people back financial control to build wealth together.
Operation Santa Claus (OSC) is an annual charity campaign conducted jointly by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). Its aim is to make a difference for the community and beyond by combining the fundraising power of two of the city’s most respected news organizations. Since 1988, the OSC has brought joy, goodwill and more 333 million Hong Kong dollars to 320 charities.
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