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META_VS: A CRYPTO ART EXPERIENCE IN 3 METAVERSES, APRIL 5-10, 2021 Featuring Exclusive Drops and Exciting, New, Collectible NFTs

On April 5 -10, 2021 the traditional contemporary art world collides with the emerging blockchain art community for a group exhibition across the metaverse. META_VS aims to inspire a new generation of collectors and art enthusiasts to explore limitless possibilities and offers the opportunity to purchase rare digital art backed by NFTs and the blockchain.

Join us for a week-long exploration into this new and exciting space. We will explore 3 virtual worlds, immersed in interactive experiences that push the boundaries of imagination. Be the first to see and own exclusively curated collaborations by DABSMYLA + JOY, Mister Cartoon + Alotta Money, Albert Reyes + XCOPY and Winston Smith + COLDIE. Enter completely virtual worlds specifically created for this event. No special equipment needed. Participants can access cryptovoxels via mobile devices or on their desktops on April 5 with the unique event link, Art can be purchased via their unique platforms with cryptocurrencies and in USD.

A special collection of artists from BEYOND THE STREETS will present new and first-ever NFTs via timed drops on MakersPlace: Join them on the MakersPlace platform starting April 6 for a series of special drops and find them in cryptovoxels for even more new work and activations exclusive to the Meta_VS event.

Highlights of the week include a themed MF DOOM Gallery packed with fan art auctioned to benefit the Doom Family foundation, a DABSMYLA Secret Garden (find the portal to the other side), a History of Crypto Art Exhibition, the debut of Mister Cartoon’s digital Grim Sleeper Impala, built in collaboration with Alotta Money, portal to the opening dance party hosted by Bootsy Collins in the virtual world Decentraland, with a special DJ set by Eclectic Method. Also catch the drop parties and discussions with the creators on Clubhouse and YouTube. (schedule below subject to change without notice)

Works by Artists Include: John Van Hamersveld, DABSMYLA, JOY, Mister Cartoon, Alotta Money, Winston Smith, COLDIE, Tim Conlon, POSE, Felipe Pantone, VHILS, SUTU, Albert Reyes, MGB_Core, XCOPY,  MOMO, KESH, Matthew Stone, REO, Jeremy McKane + BT, Igor Simic, Joshua Davis, Skygolpe, Lil Black Goat, Xavier Lopez and more TBA.

Who: Universe Contemporary presents: META_VS
What: An NFT art event and auction only in Cryptovoxel, Decentraland and Somnium Space, featuring traditional and digital artists.
Where: (visible April 5)
Why: Connecting makers to collectors.
When: April 5 -10, 2021

BEYOND THE STREETS Artists Dates of Events 

Tues, April 6 -- 

Makers Place Drop: POSE 1pm PSTTim Conlon 4pm PST

ClubHouse Drop Party: POSE 12pm PST, Tim Conlon 3pm PST

Thurs, April 8 -- 

Makers Place Drop: DABSMYLA 1pm PSTFelipe Pantone 4pm PST

ClubHouse Drop Party: DABSMYLA 12pm PST,  Felipe Pantone 3pm PST

Sat, April 10 --

Makers Place Drop: Mister Cartoon 1pm PSTVHILS 4pm PST

ClubHouse Drop Party: Mister Cartoon 12pm PST,  VHILS 3pm PST

About Universe Contemporary: Universe Contemporary is a digital-first art advisory that collaborates with multidisciplinary artists to curate one-of-a-kind media experiences. META_VS is led by co-founders, curator Lady PheOnix, and artist COLDIE, with guest advisor Shelley Leopold, who combined, provide special technical expertise and creative insight into traditional and blockchain art worlds. @universecontemporary

For more information on the META_VS event, the BEYOND THE STREETS drop series with MakersPlace, and all the artists and activations, see , and

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