The META HISTORY project team created Ukraine’s first NFT war museum a month after the large-scale Russian invasion. Since then, they have managed to raise $1,290,398 (803.28 ETH) for the Aid For Ukraine crypto fund, created by the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation together with the Ukrainian crypto platform KUNA and the blockchain company Everstake, and the Serhiy Prytula Charitable Foundation.
“The idea of immortalizing the history of events in works of art and offering them to those who want to support Ukraine has proven to be viable from day one. The March drop brought in over $600,000 in 24 hours – 1,282 of 2,178 NFTs were sold. I believe META HISTORY can make a significant contribution to supporting Ukraine by highlighting the truth through NFT art and selling it until the end of the war,” said META Ambassador Brittany Kaiser. HISTORY, founder of #OwnYourData, blockchain activist.
On July 21, META HISTORY released its third NFT Warline collection (https://metahistory.gallery/warline), composed of works of art that tell the story of the war. Each of its milestones is illustrated by one of hundreds of artists working in different fields of visual arts: oil, 3D, movement, generative graphics, calligraphy and abstraction. One of the exhibits is created by artificial intelligence.
“Ukraine’s First NFT Museum ⎯ META HISTORY ⎯ has raised over $1,000,000 for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The project team sent all proceeds to Aid For Ukraine, a crypto-fund dedicated to the military. The NFT will not stop Russian missiles, but it offers a way for Ukraine to develop as an innovation-friendly country and rebuild its economy,” said Oleksandr Bornyakov, Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Transformation. digital for IT development.
The team behind the project will share more information about the collection’s third drop during the online event in the Metaverse on July 28. Party Space, the project partner, will provide a virtual exhibition space where visitors will see 30 works from the new drop, and learn about the making process and the subsequent plans of the art directors and artists involved in the project. . Announcement of the event and information on how to attend will soon appear on the museum’s META HISTORY social media pages.
“We have seen great fundraising potential for Ukraine through NFT art. We are currently working to expand its capabilities by adding more options to allow more people to purchase art. And with the next drop, the free mint will hopefully be implemented. There will also be regular metaverse events where you will learn more about the project and behind the scenes,” VK, founder of the META HISTORY museum.
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