hajime sorayama’s first NFT collection is a techno-aquatic wonder

Hajime Sorayama’s first nft collection unveiled at the k11 museum

Depicted as a techno-aquatic world of the future, hajime sorayama’s first limited edition NFT (non-fungible token) collection is in the spotlight at Hong Kong-based K11 MUSEA. Together with the ZHEN art authentication platform, this NFT collector’s item features the world’s most secure art ownership authentication system and marks the world’s first offline digital artwork as part of the activation of MUSE ROOMS by K11 MUSEA – a series of six interdisciplinary pop-up art and design.

‘robot untitled_shark’ animation | © K11 MUSEUM

EXPLORE a “perpetual futuristic story”

Best known for his hyper-real artwork, Sorayama has always had a clear vision of what the future would look like and made his mark on the art scene by portraying these ideas perfectly in his paintings. As a pioneer of futurism and mechanical aesthetics, sorayama’s skills shine through in his long-running “aquatic” series, where the realms of ocean and technology have merged to build an entirely new world.

“I want my work to be the inscription of a perpetual futuristic story. even if [if] the work I created is wiped out of this world, as long as the digital form survives, that’s fine, ‘ sorayama reviews.

hajime sorayama's first NFT collection is a techno-aquatic wonder
the ‘sorayama shark’ is from the artist’s ‘aquatic’ series | © K11 MUSEUM

‘untiled_shark robot’: a doubly protected NFT animation

decades after the release of sorayama’s ‘aquatic’ series, its main character known as ‘sorayama shark’ comes to life as the artist’s very first NFT animation called ‘untitled robot_requin’. All NFT arts are authenticated by ZHEN. at the first point of creation and doubly protected by an integrated ZHEN. Security chip using near-field communication technology (NFC) and a corresponding property token (NFT).

the collector will be able to scan his product via the ZHEN. app and display exclusively the unique attributes of the product, ranging from ownership history to issue number and product information. With an authenticity literally inseparable from the work itself, the guarantee, backed by the blockchain, takes on a whole new dimension because it eliminates any possibility of human error.

hajime sorayama's first NFT collection is a techno-aquatic wonder
the 60-second animation of the robot shark is limited to only 100 editions | © K11 MUSEUM

fundamentally making art more accessible, “untitled_shark robot” is split into two variations and sold at different prices, allowing more people to participate in the release and collect their own NFT artwork. the first variation of ‘untitled_shark robot’ is a 20 second animation limited to 1000 unique editions and priced at $ 299; it features the robot sharks of sorayama swimming in an endless body of water and includes a special unlockable surprise.

the second variation is a much rarer 60-second animation limited to just 100 editions and priced at $ 3,700, which takes its collector on a deeper exploration of the futuristic world of sorayama. The special collectible item includes a special unlockable surprise and a physical collectible card available in unique numbered editions. the registration period for the open raffle is from October 22 to October 28.

hajime sorayama's first NFT collection is a techno-aquatic wonder
merge ocean and technology themes into a new world | © K11 MUSEUM

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