Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL.
Don’t get us wrong — the merrier, the more people onboarded into the space. But because of the constant influx of great art and ideas, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings.
Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter and Discord scrolling behind you as we pull together a weekly list of upcoming NFT drops you don’t want to miss. Here’s what to look out for this week.
Who: Former celebrity stylist turned startup founder, Brando
What: 5,555 supply, price 8.88 AVAX. This mask-themed collection explores the eternal yin and yang interplay of light and shadow cycling within us all. Each Dokyo mask represents the courage to embrace the vital truth of our inner selves through artful expression.
When: September 21, 3 p.m. London Time
Where: Hyperspace Platform
Why: “Dokyo,” meaning courage and community in Japanese, reflects a journey of self-reinvention. Dokyo aims to be a project where online communities organically connect around shared dedication to courage, unity, and creativity.
Back to the Future: A Graphic Design Story
Who: Artist Godwits
What: 99 1/1s pieces drenched in the rich hues and iconic shapes of the 1990s, “Back to the Future: A Graphic Design Story” is an artistic voyage back to an influential decade.
When: September 20, 9 a.m. PDT
Why: The collection of artworks stands as a personal chronicle of the artist’s evolution, tracing back to days when the thrill of the new digital frontier met the nostalgia of the timeless allure of the 90s. The touch of machine learning evolves the artwork towards its completion, adding a layer of movement that makes the past come alive.
SYNPETICA by Stephen Bliss
Who: Audio Galleries and Stephen Bliss, creator of Fear City and former Senior Artist for Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto Franchise
What: Open edition mint, 0.019 ETH
When: September 21, 10:30 a.m. PDT for 72 hours
Why: The story is centered on a tech company called Synpetica, manufacturers of advanced AI synthetic pets that mimic real pets’ affection, serve as therapists (speaking multiple languages), sense their owners’ mood (and give emotion-appropriate compliments), cook, clean, read bedtime stories, take photos, brush hair, and guard the owner’s home.