As the NFT market heats up, Singapore artists get in on the action

Artist Shavonne Wong (left) and her work.
Artist Shavonne Wong (left) and her work.PHOTOS: SHAVONNE WONG

SINGAPORE - In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, Singaporean fashion photographer Shavonne Wong could not photograph real models. So she started dabbling in digital art, creating virtual female models instead.

Since last month, the 30-year-old has made about US$10,000 (S$13,500) worth of cryptocurrency from four such works, thanks to an emerging technology that is taking the art world by storm.

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