Rare Effect, a ten-day music and NFT festival, takes place in Lisbon this May

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  • Arroz Estudios will host live music performances, VR art, an NFT exhibition and more.
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  • Europe's first NFT festival is taking place in Lisbon this May. Curated by Art Progression Now, Rare Effect Vol.2 begins on May 12th and runs for ten days, hosted by Arroz Estudios in the Beato port district of Lisbon. There will a digital art exhibition, live music performances, 2D and 3D digital displays, virtual reality exhibits and performance art. Mim Suleiman, Mosca, Lakuti, Violet and Photonz are among the musical acts billed to perform. Rare Effect aims to "provide an educational experience to the public regarding cryptocurrency and decentralized technology. Visitors will be provided with a digital wallet containing an exhibition cryptocurrency to interact with the art on display." The proceeds from the NFT sale of digital artworks will support the exhibited artists, who include Gene Kogan, burst_, Technological Hippie and Sean Mick. The first edition of Rare Effect took place digitally in February 2020. Parts of the upcoming event will also be available online. See the full line up below and find more information here.