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Ginza NFT Gallery's "Tokyo NFT Art Caravan" Kicks off in Ikebukuro, Tokyo!

Updated: Aug 3, 2023

Introducing NFT Art in Ikebukuro's East Side, a Gathering Spot for Subcultures

Starting from the 19th of June, the Ginza NFT Gallery is implementing a project named "Tokyo NFT Art Caravan via Network Vision". This project features the continuous presentation of NFT Art on large outdoor digital signages along the Tokyo Yamanote Line.

The goal of this project is to highlight the charm of the works presented in the Ginza NFT Gallery, as well as the exciting new experience of enjoying them in 3D/AR, by introducing a selection of these pieces via outdoor displays along the Yamanote Line.

Starting today, 18th July, a new video exhibition has begun in the eastern area of Ikebukuro, which is increasingly popular as a hub for subcultures like anime and manga.

At the bottom of each broadcast, an "XPAND Code" will be displayed. By scanning this code with a smartphone, viewers can convert all artworks into AR, bringing them to life in front of the camera, and sticking them wherever they please. You can enjoy a novel NFT Art experience while touring the centre of Tokyo.

Schedule and Locations

  1. Ikebukuro (West) - 19th June to 2nd July

  2. Shin-Okubo - 3rd July to 16th July

  3. Ikebukuro (East) - 18th July to 30th July

  4. Shinjuku - 31st July to 13th August

  5. Ueno - Late August

Broadcast at Ikebukuro

Venue: Ikebukuro, Tokyo

Period: From 18th July (Tuesday) to 30th July (Sunday)

Time: 8:00 to 24:00, it is broadcast once approximately every 29 minutes.

*Broadcast times may vary. Frequency is subject to change for programming reasons.

Broadcast Contents:

  • A 60-second movie where the "Ginza Daifuku Great Jizo" suddenly appears and sequentially presents 13 pieces from the Ginza NFT Gallery. The dialogue comes with subtitles in English and Japanese.

  • Considering the character of the Ikebukuro East Side area, with its growing prominence as a gathering spot for subcultures, and the ideal setting provided by its wide-view installation spots, a collection of NFT art has been assembled. The chosen motifs are large and easily comprehensible, even from a distance.

  • An XPAND Code will be consistently displayed at the bottom of the video, allowing you to scan it with your smartphone and enjoy all the exhibited works of the Ginza NFT Gallery on the spot.


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