Hong Kong startup BEAM + LAB is hosting an interactive exhibition at the House of Contemporary June 8 to 26 to celebrate the launch of CRYPTYQUES, non-replaceable collectibles (NFTs) based on classic Hong Kong films.
The organizer is holding an exclusive opening ceremony today (June 6), and the audience can join the event from this Wednesday at HK. In the meantime, the forging of NFTs should start on June 18.
The interactive exhibition will allow visitors to experience the connection between the physical world and web3.0 through the metaverse.
Visitors can also be part of a series of workshops, screenings and conversations aimed at exploring the metaverse community and discovering the stories behind CRYPTYQUES.
According to him, some of the most important events of the exhibition will include a screening of fog on the screen showing CRYPTYQUES NFT clips, limited free posters with scenes from My Heart Is That Eternal Rose, 1989 (Chinese: 殺手 蝴蝶 夢) and Nomad , 1982: 烈火 青春), and the pop-up cafe Zendo which offers special coffee covers with printed movie scenes for all coffee orders.
Guests will also see a special screening of scores performed by members of the Hong Kong hip-hop group LMF and members of the Hong Kong rock band Chochukmo (觸 執 毛) created for CRYPTYQUES, along with NFT’s “Desire” photo exhibition, the first series of CRYPTYQUES collectibles.
Visitors can also join workshops, view an exhibition of film posters and screenings of 4K Remastered of Nomads.
One of the exhibitions, the Raw Emotions X CRYPTYQUES collaboration, will be available to guests for on-site shopping.
The concept behind CRYPTYQUES was presented by photographer and director Wing Shya from Hong Kong.
The initial drop is a collection of 1320 NFT classic Hong Kong movie scenes from My Heart Is That Eternal Rose and Nomad.
The NFTs will reflect the strong emotional longings of “Desire” which they recreated as 3D animated Shya videos and an internationally acclaimed Hollywood production team, using point cloud technology.
CRYPTYQUES will be available in the format of mysterious boxes, minted directly on the website (cryptyques.com), tthe price will be announced the week before the mint date.
Some of these NFTs have ‘PASS’ properties and will get AirDrop in the future. The exclusive 1/1 unique NFT will be auctioned in July.
Image source: BEAM + LAB