Virtual Artist MonoC’s Creation Blossoms According to Online Auction Data | Auctions News | THE VALUE

Phillips is holding a special online auction called My Kawaii Valentine. Alongside physical contemporary works of art such as Tomoo Gokita, Mr. Doodle and Joan Cornella; NFT is also in focus.

This international auction house has collaborated with a branded technology company from Hong Kong, where an NFT is created for the first time from auction data. From February 14 to 22, Phillips is accepting offers with starting prices of HK$1,000 (around US$128) dollars – as well as payments in Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrencies.

Human and virtual artist, MonoC

Batch 50 | MonoC | Drowning in Love, MP4 file (file size to be determined)

Struck on February 7, 2022
3840 x 2160 px, Ultra HD, approximate duration: 2:30, stereo

Contract address: 0xC5E88b6befe79f3D22AAA4bE052c79051EC371aa

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The avatar is called MonoC – a female character created by Gusto Collective. Founded in 2020 by veteran advertiser Aaron Lau, the Collective focuses on brand marketing ventures related to technology such as the Metaverse, blockchain and augmented reality.

This NFT work is called drown in love and is the world’s first NFT created by a virtual artist, MonoC. As bids and views enter the auction, at least 100,000 real-time data points will drive algorithms rendering the NFT.

This means that the performance of each batch directly affects the final appearance of the NFT artwork.

The size and behavior of each bloom will be determined by metrics analyzing data that tracks batch activity, collection points include user engagement with the online auction, number of bids and amount of each offer. Highly active batches will emit glowing pollen.

During the 7 days of the online auction, drown in love can see on the official Phillips website via live stream – so those interested can see the development of this NFT creation.

Jonathan Crockett, President of MonoC and Phillips Asia. Without looking closer, it’s almost real

MonoC and Terence Ma

To enrich the interactive experience of NFT creation, renowned musician Terence Ma (T-Ma) was invited to compose the background music.

In recent years, the rise of NFTs has raised environmental concerns. More and more companies invite third parties to cooperate to calculate carbon emissions and try to compensate.

This auction is no exception. drown in lovethe carbon emissions of will be calculated by the carbon offset credit platform, Gap. The carbon footprint of the work will be offset by a donation to conservation projects in the Amazon region – Agrocortext Forest and Wildlife Conservation in Amazonas.

Lot 47 | Maciej Kuciara | Its body is made of metal, MP4 file (369.2 MB)

Struck on February 9, 2022
3840×2160 px, 4K, HD, 00:40, stereo

Contract address: 0xc5624db4C1d9F5d1DeFb79B2e8Eb93Da78716438

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Maciej Kuciara is a Polish digital artist who has participated in the visual design of many Hollywood films, such as ghost in the shell, Terminator: Dark Fate and Godzilla vs. Kong.

The female protagonist of this NFT creation was also shown in an animated short titled Showtime Universe. Created in 2014, it depicts a cybernetic vision of the future, where the world is affected by technology and an artificial intelligence that threatens to overtake human nature.

At Maciej Kuciara His body is metal received offers starting at HK$1,000.

Lot 49 | Lili Tae | Love, me, JPG file (9.6 MB)

Struck on February 9, 2022
3840 x 2160 pixels

Contract address: 0x99E5C7fa8Ac665914E7F412f5Ea2f55a9Ef6F653

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Lili Tae is a Bangkok-based illustrator who specializes in depicting life experiences with soft brushstrokes and vibrant colors. Inspired by the cute expressions featured in Japanese schoolgirl magazines, Love me embodies all the love, gifts and feelings celebrated on Valentine’s Day.

Alongside Kuciara’s NFT work, Tae Love me creation has also received offers starting at HK$1,000.

Other flagship lots:

Lot 46 | Apple Chan | Falling in love with you, MP4 file (34.8 MB)

Struck on February 3, 2022
3840×2160 px, Ultra HD, 00:26, stereo

Contract address: 0xF848324e1fa60007F9755C685f7741aD3f40f4E3

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Lot 48 | Excalibur | Gotchi-Noh / Izutsu (The Cradle of the Well), MP4 file (116.9 MB)

Struck on February 1, 2022
2160×2160 px, 01:30, stereo

Contract address: 0xdE221fA51f2df55385E0A26664eb6186DaB0131b

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Lot 45 | Rewind Collective | Double exposure – Virgin Mary #1, MP4 file (6.91 MB)

Struck on February 10, 2022
4500 x 6000 pixels, HD, 00:06

Contract address: 0x495f947276749Ce646f68AC8c248420045cb7b5e

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Auction details:

Auction House: Phillips

Sale: My Kawaii Valentine: Online Auction

Sale Date: February 14, 2022 9:00 p.m. – February 22, 2022 6:00 p.m. (Hong Kong local time)

Number of batches: 50

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