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THEXII IS AN ARTISTIC EXPERIMENT THROUGH DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY.

USING THE 12 ZODIAC SIGNS IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE CULTURE AS A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION, IT COMBINES PHOTOGRAPHY, 3D PRODUCTION, AR AND OTHER DIGITAL TECHNIQUES TO CREATE A UNIVERSE AND EXPLORE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN HUMANITY, CULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY.

FOR DETAILED NFT PLAN, PLEASE CHECK NFT AND DROPS SECTION.

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1. THE UNIVERSE

The Asian Zodiac is a classification scheme based on the lunar calendar that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. Originating from China, the zodiac and its variations remain popular in many East Asian and Southeast Asian countries, such as Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.

RAT
OX
TIGER
RABBIT
DRAGON
SNAKE
HORSE
GOAT
MONKEY
ROOSTER
DOG
PIG

2. NFT

MAIN NFT - IMAGE

The main NFT is a super detailed render that is consisted of the Human (photography), the Animal, and the cultural & fantasy environment.

Human
Animal
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Cultural Elements

MAIN NFT - VIDEO

A looping video. The audience glides through the scene and for a few seconds hoovers in front of each of the many elements, exposing the artists’ craftmanship and attention for detail.

12POSTER

12POSTER are 12 dynamic posters including Animal Scene x1, Human Scene x1, Five Elements Animal x5 and Environment Scene x5.

Human Scene
Animal Scene
Five Elements Animal (Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth)
Environment Scene

3. DROPS

WARM-UP STAGE
Fixed price
12POSTER x10 = 120 NFTs
CORE STAGE
Fixed price
MAIN NFT (IMAGE) x3
AUCTION STAGE
Auction
MAIN NFT (VIDEO) x1
The auction will be held simultaneously at the beginning of the next round of releases.
ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Auction
FULL BUNDLE = 168 NFTs
Once all 12 animals have been released the auction will be held for the No.0 pieces - the ULTIMATE COLLECTION.
The collection will consist of 1 image, 12 posters and 1 video of all 12 animals.

4. ROADMAP

The NFTs will be released every 2 months in 4 different rounds.

4. ARTIST

THEXII is the brainchild of 3D artist Xuyang Zhao and photographer Jianmin Huang. Born in Asia and living in Europe, Xuyang and Jianmin took inspiration for this project from both Eastern and Western cultures. Through art, they want to express what it is like to be a global Asian in today’s world.
XUYANG ZHAO
Exhibition designer, 3D artist, documentary producer. Project highlights: World Expo 2020 Dubai - Mobility Pavilion, Historical Museum Frankfurt, Royal Air Force Museum London.
JIANMIN HUANG
AKA "Jimmy on the Run", an Amsterdam-based freelance fashion & street photographer.Exhibition: Utopia ” Amsterdam Fashion Week, From Beijing To Amsterdam(solo), Jimmy on the Run(solo).
THEXII is the brainchild of 3D artist Xuyang Zhao and photographer Jianmin Huang. Born in Asia and living in Europe, Xuyang and Jianmin took inspiration for this project from both Eastern and Western cultures. Through art, they want to express what it is like to be a global Asian in today’s world.
XUYANG ZHAO
Exhibition designer, 3D artist, documentary producer. Project highlights: World Expo 2020 Dubai - Mobility Pavilion, Historical Museum Frankfurt, Royal Air Force Museum London.
JIANMIN HUANG
AKA "Jimmy on the Run", an Amsterdam-based freelance fashion & street photographer.Exhibition: Utopia ” Amsterdam Fashion Week, From Beijing To Amsterdam(solo), Jimmy on the Run(solo).