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Art Moments Jakarta Announces NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 Winner
Art Moments Jakarta organized the first-ever nationwide NFT Art competition in South East Asia entitled NFT Art Prized Moments 2021.
The competition was open to all creators and/or artists from October 30th to November 30th 2021 using the Tezos Blockchain platform as it is environmentally friendly. The theme for this year’s competition is “Time”.
By: Lee Evans
13 December 2021
Art Moments Jakarta
Art Moments Jakarta announces the winner of NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 today at ISA Art & Design, Wisma BNI 46 Jakarta. This national-scale competition is a part of Art Moments Jakarta Online 2 2021, which has been ongoing from
Art Moments Jakarta Online 2 is back with a series of online and offline activities. With the increasing number of creators of Non-Fungible Token (NFT), Art Moments Jakarta organized the first-ever nationwide NFT Art competition in South East Asia entitled NFT Art Prized Moments 2021.
The competition was open to all creators and/or artists from October 30th to November 30th, 2021 using the Tezos Blockchain platform as it is environmentally friendly. The theme for this year’s competition is “Time”.
The Blockchain technology industry has developed quite rapidly, and NFT Art is currently attracting the world’s attention and becoming the answer for digital artists.
NFT can be defined as a token that proves a legal ownership for digital assets, such as audio, video, illustrations, animations, and graphics.
NFTs have unique, original, and rare characteristics, so they cannot be exchanged because they are stored in digital ledgers. This makes digital artwork become one of the new types of assets, which has also become a trend in the global industry.
The increasing number of NFT communities in cyberspace, as well as various reports about NFT works that are highly appreciated by all levels of society, makes NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 a valuable momentum for artists who are interested in NFT artwork.
NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 is fully supported by eco-friendly Tezos Blockchain.
Mr. David Tng, as Head of Growth of TZ APAC stated:
“We are proud to be a forum and participate in the 2021 NFT Art Prized Moments, as we know that currently, NFT art is attracting attention because digital works can be turned into an asset with legal ownership.”
The selection of best 10 finalists was carried out on December 1st to 6th, 2021 by the competent judging panel.
The members of the panel of judges are: Detty Wulandari, NFT Art Collector; Khai Hori, senior curator and president of Art Galleries Association of Singapore(AGAS) and was previously senior curator at the Singapore Art Museum, and Prasajadi, an NFT Artist and founder of MetaRupa. Winners were selected from 7th to 8th December 2021, following a strict judging mechanism.
NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 is supported by main sponsors, there are Tezos and The Balvenie. Total prize money of IDR 32,000,000 was distributed among 4 winners.
First Place received IDR 15,000,000;
Second Place received IDR 10,000,000
Third Place received IDR 5,000,000.
In addition, there is also the People’s Choice category, where the winner is chosen from the results of voting and will receive a cash prize of Rp. 2,000,000.
Each of four participants who were ranked as champions, also received a whiskey from The Balvenie.
Sendy Widjaja, Operations Director of Art. Moments Jakarta commented:
“We really appreciate all the finalists, who have arrived at the best 10 stages. Art Moments Jakarta is certainly proud to be able to present the first NFT competition in Indonesia, and to contribute to creating digital artists through extraordinary NFT works,”
Meanwhile, the NFT art exhibition will be held from 10th to 18th December 2021, at the ISA
Art & Design, Wisma BNI 46 Jakarta, and is open to the public.
NFT Art Prized Moments 2021 WINNERS
Muhammad Sabiq Hibatulbaqi
“Melancholy of Doubt and Fear”
Philosophy: There are always felt doubt and fear. Wondering if the time can remove those feeling or even is the time that produces those feelings instead? The time which always haunts you, and makes you doubt yourself, and everything around you.
“Meet My Self”
Philosophy: If you can turn back the time, what would you tell to your younger self?
Second Runner Up
“We’re All Made of Time”
Philosophy: A little boy from a dream asked me which one was created first? man or time? I was silent by the question, I can’t answer it right now but I believe we are created by time.
Philosophy: Based on a true story, ‘Metamorphosis’ presents a metaphorical audio visual journey about presence of time and hope from perspective of a 23 year-old young man living with walking aids.
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