NFT enthusiasts and purists have descended upon New York City for the annual NFT.NYC conference, which brings the crypto community together for panels, exhibits, parties and more. Among the attendees of the conference — which this year runs Nov. 2-4 — are the artists and developers behind the drops, influential collectors, power players, and of course, some of the celebrities who are getting into the NFT space.
Below, check out the influencers and stars spotted at NFT.NYC 2021 events.
Monday, Nov. 1
The Worm NFT in line to check in for NFT.NYC.
Farohk and Cory Van Lew hugging it out outside the Proof of Party event co-sponsored by nft now.
Seedphrase DJing at Proof of Party.
Illestrater dancing at Proof of Party.
ThankYouX mingling at Proof of Party, where he had art on display.
FVCKRENDER at Proof of Party, where he had an NFT on display in The Vault.
Logan Paul hanging out at Proof of Party.
Tuesday, Nov. 2
Quentin Tarantino speaking at the Palladium about his newly announced Pulp Fiction NFTs.
FEWOCiOUS hosted a secret painting party with friends at a warehouse space in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, far from the NFT.NYC Midtown mayhem, on Monday and Tuesday. Notable artists in attendance included Parrott, Jonathan Wolfe and Sam Spratt.
Coin Artist, Quentin Tarantino, Tom Bilyeou, Lady Phoenix, Gmoney, Mike Novogratz, and Regina Harsanyi discussing the future of NFTs and the arts during a livestream panel at NeueHouse. (Missed it? You can still watch it on our YouTube channel.)
Richerd discussing NFT storytelling at the Edison Ballroom.
Steve Aoki DJing at the AdamBombSquad Party, which was curated by BobbyHundreds — who was also in attendance — and TheHundreds.
Jasti hanging out at the SuperRare rooftop party and at the Pathfinders: Gen Z NFT exhibition, where his pieces were on display. Parrott was also there, DJing the event.
Wednesday, Nov. 3
3lau and nft now editor in chief Matt Medved holding a fireside chat at The Palladium in Times Square
Busta Rhymes speaking on how NFTs can change the music industry at The Palladium in Times Square.
Avenged Sevenfold‘s M. Shadows and Synyster Gates doing interviews at the Times Square Margaritaville.
Pak removing his mask while out and about in Times Square. It turned out to be someone strongly resembling actor Ezra Miller standing in for him.
Beck, The Strokes, Lil Baby, Chris Rock, Questlove and Aziz Ansari performing at the Bored Ape Yacht Club’s members-only Warehouse Party at Brooklyn Steel.
Check back for more sightings as NFT.NYC continues this week.
- What’s Happening at NFT.NYC? Here’s a Roundup of Panels and Parties
- NFT.NYC Day One Recap
- Quentin Tarantino to Turn Unseen ‘Pulp Fiction’ Scenes Into NFTs
- Illestrater’s Journey to Becoming a Top NFT Collector
Photo by Anna Chan/nft now.