Poly Auction and The Authority are partnering to debut their first NFT exhibition and online auction ‘Are you BORED or NOT?’ in Hong Kong. 

Non-Fungible Token (NFTs) are a rising phenomenon in APAC, and multicultural meeting ground Hong Kong is not without its NFT influences. Poly Auction Hong Kong and The Authority are spotlighting crypto art in the city with their debut NFT exhibition and online auction.

The NFT exhibition is divided into two shows, the first running from October 7th to 15th at the Poly Gallery Hong Kong. The solo show featured NFT artist Andreas Ivan, who launched his “Smoochies: MÆTHERIAL” collection at the exhibition.

Andreas Ivan, who launched his “Smoochies: MAETHERIAL_NFT Hong Kong

Andreas Ivan’s ‘Velveth’ and ‘Funkie’

Following up, between October 22nd and November 9th, Pacific Place Hong Kong will be hosting 11 globally-renowned artists in “Are you BORED or NOT?“. This show will display creative interpretations of the ‘Profile Picture NFT’ trend that is spreading widely across the NFT metaverse.

Andres Rivera Nook_NFT Hong Kong

Andrés Rivera’s BORED / NOT BORED

11 leading artists headline “Are you BORED or NOT?” including renowned digital artists Jonathan Jay Lee, Jasper Wong, Andres Rivera, Dave Arcade, and Kongkee, as well as local artists Chi Kit Kwong, HOY and Viki Chan. Rising stars Lester Choy, Gaby Teresa and JUM are also joining the exhibition.

Chi Kit Kwong_NFT Hong Kong

Chi Kit Kwong’s BORED / NOT BORED

Each artists has created a self-defining Profile Picture NFT (PFPNFT) series, showing two sides of the same subject: BORED vs NOT BORED. Both PFPNFTs will be minted on the Ethereum blockchain. Visitors will also have an exclusive opportunity to purchase 50 limited edition prints of the BORED PFPNFTs, and will be entered into a lucky draw to win the NFT version of their purchased work.

Rounding up the exhibition, from November 8th to November 12th, the featured NFT creations will be sold by auction on the Poly Auction mobile app and WeChat mini programme.



The “Smoochies: MÆTHERIAL” exhibition is available for viewing from 10am-6pm until the 15th of October 2021 at the Poly Gallery Hong Kong.

“Are you BORED or NOT?” is open to visitors from 11am-8pm, October 22nd to November 9th at Shop 100B, Level L1, Pacific Place.

Smoochies: MÆTHERIAL

“Smoochies: MÆTHERIAL” at the Poly Gallery Hong Kong

Featured banner image credit: Jonathan Jay Lee‘s NOT BORED / BORED


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