Pussy Riot Talk NFTs Ahead of Major Graffiti Queens Expo

Key Takeaways

  • On Apr. 3, Graffiti Queens will launch one of the largest NFT expos on Decentraland.
  • Over 200 digital artists are to attend, present, and sell their artworks.
  • Newcomers to the NFT space, Pussy Riot will also be joining the expo.

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The upcoming Graffiti Queens expo welcomes some of the NFT space’s foremost digital artists. It also ushers in some new faces, like the infamous art collective Pussy Riot.

Introducing World’s Largest NFT Show

The expo is hosted by the Graffiti Kings organization, organized by founder and head artist Darren Cullen and the expo’s curator Crypto Yuna at the helm. The event takes place in Decentraland and features approximately 200 digital artists.

Cullen described Yuna as an “OG crypto artist, one of the first women involved in the trash art movement, [and] helped found WOCA (women of crypto art foundation).”

Cullen was excited to kickstart the event, voicing the belief that “physical artworks and art galleries will die just like vinyl records and record stores.”

“Graffiti Queens is an art show that is open to all female or identify-as-female artists no matter what platform they mint on. There are no fees or applications. There is no artist limit,” said Yuna. “Much like graffiti, no rules — except needing an Open Sea link for the work.”

Yuna became aware of NFTs in 2019, immediately recognizing the potential.

“The technology is amazing for artists because you can’t be forged. It can be traced back directly to your wallet forever on a blockchain. No mater who owns it or where it goes, the original creator can’t be changed.”

This sounds contradictory to the recent instances of IP theft taking place on NFT marketplaces, but there’s truth to it.

As Yuna explains, “if you want to prove it’s your work and you did it first, it’s all there on-chain. It’s irrefutable. This…

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