While the idea of a unique tokenized digital assets is not new with different use cases demonstrated on multiple blockchains since the introduction, main standard for non-fungible tokens was proposed in 2017 on Ethereum blockchain, spawning a wave of projects selling digital assets, with notable successful example that brought attention to NFTs - CryptoKitties.
First artists, creators and collectors from Baltics interested in new ways of ownership started their experiments.
With the modern disease of 2020 and the "world gone digital" lockdown phase, new players came massively on the NFT market.
Latest high-note was reached in the first months of 2021, with celebrities chiming in.
NFT went mainstream.
Innovation has always been the driving force behind change in art and culture. We believe that it's important to endorse these changes.
Exhibition "NFThon: The Future" emphasizes the never-before-impossible fusion of culture, blockchain-based innovation and sustainability.
A month-long curated showcase (July-August 2022) in the main hall of Akropolis Kaunas, combined with artsy minimalistic bionic-like structures, Lithuania-created NFT innovations and contribution of international participants, attracting and inspiring a new generation of artists, thinkers and responsible citizens.