Art Revolution Taipei 2022 NFT Metaverse
Interactive Experience Enter the Multiverse of Art

“Art Revolution Taipei 2022” exhibits nearly 3000 top-notch artworks by 368 artists from 54 countries, from 8/5~8/8, at the Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1. NFT Metaverse immersive experiences. Guests can experience in-person and virtual art fairs simultaneously, entering the multiverse of art.

Taiwan’s inaugural “NFT Metaverse” art fair, Art Revolution Taipei 2022, will be held at the Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 from 8/5~8/8. This year, with the theme of “NFT Metaverse,” the art fair will center around the interactive art experience of the NFT Metaverse. This A.R.T, guests can experience both real and virtual art fairs, entering the multiverse of art.

In the past two years, NFTs and the Metaverse have developed into viral and indispensable creative elements and methods. Art Revolution Taipei, which strives for innovation every year, will be led by Art Director Professor Lee Sun-Don in 2022 to set off a new wave of intergenerational transformation in the art field, leading artists in applying mediums like AR, VR, MR, and XR, establishing a brand new form of art fairs, interlinking reality and virtual reality.

Metaverse Art Carnival

Art Revolution Taipei 2022, the first in Taiwan to exhibit the “NFT Metaverse,” gives the public an immersive experience, an artistic exploration, of the possibilities of the Metaverse. In addition to the “A.R.T. Curatorial‧NFT Metaverse” section, the exhibition offers AR, VR, MR, and XR immersive experiences, as well as a “2022 NFT World MasterAward” virtual showroom; An “A.R.T Carnival” AR treasure hunt, has also been curated: An on-site treasure hunt for limited edition Shambhala Mythical Beasts, and various other adorable and lucky mythical creatures.

Throughout the exhibition, art collectors and Hundred of Celebrities’ charity sale artists can each receive exclusive NFTs, minted and airdropped to them in the “NFT Metaverse zone. An AR jewelry photoshoot will also be held at the “Art and Design‧GP DEVA” section, where personal NFTs may be minted (Reservation Required), fulfilling your dreams from the real world in the Metaverse.

Valentine’s and Father’s Day Special

Since ancient times, plants and fragrances have long been used in search for the keys to our souls, which sprouted from nature. Upon finding and connecting the two, the doors leading to our personal lucky formula may be opened. On 8/4, VIP Preview (Valentine’s Day), “Art and Design‧GP DEVA” offers you the most spectacular Valentine’s. Furthermore, there will be a “Song Dynasty Tea Art Experience” everyday during the exhibition, where guests can learn and serve tea art to their fathers on this special day.

This year, around 3000 pieces of top-notch artworks by 368 artists from 54 countries are exhibited, uniting multicultural works worldwide, each with different regional characteristics. Under Art Director Professor Lee Sun-Don’s meticulous planning, Art Revolution Taipei 2022 is divided into ten diverse sections: (1) A.R.T. Curatorial, NFT Metaverse Zone, (2) NFT World MasterAward, (3) International Contemporary Art, (4) New York Contemporary Art Fund, (5) International Artist Salon, (6) China Contemporary Art, (7) Taiwan Contemporary Art, (8) 2022 International Artist Grand Prize Competition, (9) Art and Design, and (10) Hundred of Celebrities’ Charity Sale.

In 2022, Art Revolution Taipei, held in the spirit of innovation and revolution, will be the first art fair in Taiwan to exhibit the “NFT Metaverse.” With the advancements of modern technology, a new environment where real and virtual objects can interact in real-time is created, offering NFT Metaverse immersive experiences. Futuristic art is no longer unattainable, and all can now enter the multiverse of art.

The sole element that remains unchanged is the core curatorial vision of “placing artists front and center.” Therefore, three YouTube lives will be broadcasted daily during the exhibition period, where artists abroad can grasp the latest updates of the exhibition, providing artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts with an art fair of high quality, reliability, and dependability.

Using the AR experience app on smartphones, enjoy the wonder of artworks popping out from frames into our reality. ( Artist Lee Sun-Don and Artist Small Sa’s The Splendid Flying Horse series.) Art director,
Professor Lee Sun-Don,
leads artists in creating with 3D, AR, VR, XR technologies,
entering the metaverse.
Welcome to the “Metaverse Art Carnival” AR immersive treasure hunt. Limited edition Shambhala beasts and adorable, prosperous, lucky creatures await to be found.

Ten diverse sections

“A.R.T. Curatorial‧NFT Metaverse” is the curatorial theme of 2022 A.R.T.. Professor Lee-Sun-Don, Art Director, started his creations of NFT crypto art in 2021 and is now leading artists in using 3D, AR, VR, and XR technologies to enter the Metaverse in 2022. Upon putting on VR headsets, one immerses into the “Shambhala Dreamland,” created by Professor Lee Sun-Don, in search of adorable mythical creatures. Furthermore, in collaboration with MomentX, users can freely decorate their personal Metaverse spaces with NFTs through hand gestures.

Brand new series of NFT artworks are to exhibit at the Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1, including the “Shambhala Mystical Creature” series, a collaboration by artist Lee Sun-Don, Luna Chen, Small Sa, and C.C. Cloud, the adorable “A-Bao” series, the luck and prosperity-filled Satisfactory Harvest, Money Pickup Truck, and Money, Money-Coming, Fortune Cat, as well as MSLLS’s “The Star Princess A-Bao No.3” and “The Bull with Wealth on Footsteps” series. Through activating the AR Experience on smartphones and entering the Metaverse, admiring cute dance moves of mythical beasts and 360-degree totem exhibits or taking pictures with the artworks immersed into reality has never been easier..

NFT World MasterAward is organized by Taiwan International Contemporary Artist Association, aiming to encourage digital art creators to create with NFTs, bringing their creativity into full play and providing more opportunities. This year, in collaboration with the iconic art exchange platform in Asia, Art Revolution Taipei and the renowned NFT platform OurSong are guiding digital artists in creating a new era of NFTs in Asia, offering more opportunities for exhibition, sales, and agency. This collaboration will be an initiative in physical artworks turning into NFTs and entering the Metaverse.

Shortlisted works from the “2022 NFT World MasterAward” have been minted into NFTs and released onto Oursong, a NFT exchange platform, for sale. These pieces will be showcased in Art Revolution Taipei’s virtual showroom and linked to the OurSong platform.

“International Contemporary Art” invites artists worldwide to present contemporary art from across the globe, a representation of multiculturalism and different artistic styles, promoting interchange between Taiwan and the world, including: Power couple Alfonso Cuñado (Spain) and Carolina Cuadrillero (Spain), works popular amongst collectors; Alfonso Cuñado (Spain), skilled in creating rich textures with palette knives; Josè Abel (Spain), well-appreciated for his use of a distinguished fire technique in creating; Miguel Peidro (Spain), skilled in depicting the beauty of nature; Dutch Artists, Esther Ziher-Ginczinger, Lima Ziher, and Riva Ziher.

“New York Contemporary Art Fund,” has long been concerned about cultivating artists with great potential: Mirella Guasti (Italy), exhibited bronze sculptures at Venice Biennale; Peter H. Harskamp (The Netherlands), dubbed “ The 21st Century Picasso” ; Nathalie Montel (France), invited and exhibited at the Salon(France) five times as special guest; Sara Sammakia (UK), dubbed “ The Flag Bearer for the Millennial Generation” ; Jeanne Saint Chéron (France), named among the twelve "Best figurative French Artists of their Génération" by Univers des Arts magazine; Alex Bertaina( Italy), widely appreciated by collectors, and Suh Seungeun (Korea).

“International Artist Salon” invites over twenty artists to exhibit their works, chosen from the “International Artist Grand Prize Competition,” each high of potential and distinguishing qualities, including: Wang Wei Quan ( Taiwan ), Winner of the 2019 International Grand Prize Competition, sculpts driftwood sculptures that are highly appreciated by collectors; Zamminlun Singson (India), Winner of the 2020 International Grand Prize Competition, creates highly intricate pencil works that emphasizes on the demeanor and expressions of women; Tien Hung I(Taiwan), Winner of the 2020 International Grand Prize Competition Chairperson Award, skilled in using colors, lights, and shadows to create the lengths, depths, and distance of landscapes; Liu Jin De (Taiwan), Winner of the 2021 International Grand Prize Competition Championship & Chairman's Award, carves out the life and spirits of the Taroko Culture with a palette knife; Marta Argentina Garcia Suarez (Spain), Winner of the 2021 International Grand Prize Competition Gallery Award, her floral series were inspired by the restrictions in life after Covid-19 and the beauty that blossomed through the hardships.

“China Contemporary Art” exhibits a selection of innovative mainland Chinese Artists with high potential:Qiu Shengxian, creator of “Mother and Son” styled painting, an established artist whose style integrates classical Chinese art with contemporary fashion art expressionism, whose works are collected by renowned corporations, organizations, and politicians, including The White House of The United States and former German Prime Minister Schroder; Pei Lianzhi, popular among collectors for his thickly piled oil painting technique; Zeng Qunce, dubbed as “Pollock of the East”; Wang Zhaoju, best-known for depicting ethnic minorities, his works are exquisite and vivid; Chang Tiezhong, Mi Zhaoguang, Xu Songbo, Zhang Yinghua, and Wang Dazhi.

“Taiwan Contemporary Artist” gathers young and rising artists from Taiwan to represent contemporary art in Taiwan: world-renowned jade sculptor, Hsu Tung-Lung; master sculptor, Chang Ching; inspired by early Taiwanese life, applying contemporary yet rustic strokes, artist Lawrence Lu; inspired by “new beauty,” works centering around time, third place winner of Florence Biennale, artist Time Lin; story-telling artworks radiating warmth, Liao Mei-Lan; creating moments of joy and the vivacity of life with exacto knives, Yao Yuan displays the beauty of nature; pursuing the unity of nature and mankind, works by Gao Xiaoyun are clean, precise, serene, and refined.

“2022 International Artist Grand Prize Competition” is Asia’s Largest annual competition, attracting 4,258 artworks from artists in 76 countries to apply. Countries range from Taiwan, the US, UK, France, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and India, to Bhutan, Ecuador, Iran, Guatemala, Georgia, Bulgaria, Latvia, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Cyprus, exhibiting splendors worldwide. After intense competition, 328 outstanding artworks, styles ranging from realism, abstract, fantasy, cubism to realism, are shortlisted, each showcasing unique cultural characteristics worldwide.

“Art and Design” specially features international boutique, GP DEVA. The curatorial team adheres to cultural and creative spirits as always and spares no effort to promote art activities. This year, in response to the curatorial theme, a “Fashion Runway,” AR jewelry photo shoot is specially planned, where guests can create their personal exclusive NFTs. Furthermore, tea culture experiences are available daily on site of the exhibition. Upon making a reservation, guests can experience the tea art activity “Cha Baixi,” reliving the Song Dynasty “Dian cha” culture; the fragrance experience allows guests to discover their personal fragrances through a fragrance quiz.

“Hundreds of Celebrities’ Charity Sale” is an initiative of art director Professor Lee Sun-Don, where art and charity interlinks, celebrities from all industries create a piece of art for charity sale, in addition to social care, this event is also an attempt to promote the public’s interest in art collecting. Not only is the event a major initiative of the curatorial team, but it has also attracted the most attention throughout the years of A.R.T., receiving warm responses from all. Each artwork is priced at US$30 and collectors are allowed to collect two artworks max. All proceeds of the charity sale will go directly to “Syin-Lu Social Welfare Foundation,” which will be stationed at a booth on-site, collectors will receive proof of purchase. Please note that proceeds of the charity sale are never handled by the curatorial team. The charity sale will take place at Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 at 11:30, on 8/5. We wholeheartedly welcome you to join in on the festivities.

Art Revolution Taipei 2022
VIP Preview: August 4, 2022 19:00~22:00 (VIP only)
Exhibition Date: August 5~9, 2022 11:30~19:30
Venue:Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), Hall 1