UAE-based Web3 pioneer, Bedubolstersits commitment tothecommunity of creativeswith itssecond curated art drop

‘Colonies On Mars: Our Artists’ Visions’ featurespiecessubmitted by nine different artists from around the world, each of whichfocuses onhumanity’s conquest of the Red Planet – a theme chosen to honour the UAE’s space missionto Mars

23June2022; Dubai, United Arab Emirates –Bedu, Dubai’s foremost pioneer in Web3 technologies and solutions recently announcedits second curated art droptitled,“Colonies On Mars:Our Artists’ Visions.”

The Mars Colonization Curated Drop project featured works from nine artists, each of whom contributed up to two art pieces. Those that submitted only onepiece of art did so in the form of an “open edition” token that allows unlimited minting for a predefined, limited period. For those artists that submitted two pieces, the second one was in the form of a “limited edition” token that imposes a rigid supply limit.

The featured artists wereFrench national Thomas Dubois, an award-winning artist, filmdirector, and art director. Dubois’ projects include “Outer Space”and “Mars Pearl” – whichwill beairdropped to collectors of “Outer Space” for free.Along with 23-year-old Kurdish digital artist Kaiwan Shaban, Ben Bauchau, a digital artist on a self-described quest for “meaning in the realms of the unconscious”; Marcel Deneuve, an artist with a passion for “world-building”; Rui Huang, a 21-year-old concept artist from China who specialises in using real-time rendering techniques to create epic sci-fi art; Stefan Große Halbuer, a graphic designer and digital artist from Münster, Germany whose current projects include “Cycle of the Shroom” and its spinoff “Shroomheads”; 33-year-old concept artist and illustratorReza Afshar, who has a professional background in video games, movies and animation; Maciek Wolański, an illustrator and art director based in Warsaw, Poland; and Alon Kartin, a data scientist and computer-vision engineer with a passion for creating and expressing ideas using technology. 

The recent drop follows the launch of Bedu’s UAENFT Keypass, a unique membership scheme for the non-fungible token community launched by the company’s curated NFT unit UAENFT.

“We celebrate some of the finest minds in digital art who explore a theme dear to the UAE – the colonisation of Mars,” said Amin Al Zarouni,Chief Executive Officer, Bedu. “At Bedu, we value this artistic expression,and the latest drop reflectsour commitment to championingtheir creative freedomin the new frontier of Web3. Such avenues provide a platform forpassionate artiststo not only showcase their unique creations but alsoenricha community of individuals that are driving the country into the digital future.”

About BEDU

BEDU is a Dubai-based digital pioneer that operates at the outer reaches of the Web3 frontier, providing Metaverse, blockchain and NFT (non-fungible token) solutions. Our people,who embody decades of international experience working with governments, brands, and businesses, help our clients navigate the future today, through two business verticals,BEDULabs (our NFT factory) and BEDUWorld (our high street for the Metaverse).

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