A bridge between
contemporary art and NFTs

The first hybrid collection of NFTs and physical artworks by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar.

Each NFT and physical artwork share a dialogue creating pairs and together exploring the transformation of energy into matter and access to the subconscious.

About the collection

Manifest is the latest celebrated series, which includes 100 unique artworks, continuing the journey of bringing forth, via different mediums, a visual language to impact viewers, collectors and thinkers on factual realities behind humanity.

The works references to human evolution, a prosperous way of life, the universal language, eternal feelings, and Self, awakening a strong sense of experiencing positive emotions and transcendence, while accessing the psyche to bring about locked knowledge, intuition and human sensitivity.

Manifest continues to push the visionary concepts of Behnam-Bakhtiar in NFT form and unique physical artworks making it accessible to a wider audience at an affordable price.

Unique works by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar

Numbered from 1 to 100, each of the 100 exclusive hand painted works on paper carry a unique title created by the artist.

Collectors will be able to apply directly through an open application process and can select the format of their choice between NFTs and/or unique physical artworks.

50

Unique NFTs

50

Unique Physical Artworks

The choice is yours

This is the first time Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar is proposing his work in an NFT format. 

50 of the 100 artworks will be minted into NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain which tracks the movement and authenticity of each NFT. The NFTs will be transferred to the selected applicants through OpenSea.

The second half of the works will be sold as physical works on paper and shipped to the selected applicants following the exhibition at the Setareh Gallery in Berlin.

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No. of colours
Sparks of Life
Signature scrapes

Rating system

The ratings of each piece was determined using an AI algorithm analysing the main traits of each piece including number of colours, Sparks of Life & the signature scrapes which are present on every piece for Manifest series.

Authenticity

Each piece from Manifest will have several measures to prove its authenticity.

All 100 unique artworks are done on a special handmade paper made with a 400-year-old mill, with irregular sides and a special matt surface which can only be obtained by hand pressing.

Each piece measures approximately 76.5 x 56.5 cm and will carry the title and a number.

Additionally, there will:

  • a handwritten note on the back of each of the physical pieces.
  • a signature by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar.

The Works

Morning With Power

No. of colours
Sparks of Life
Signature scrapes

Alexandre

No. of colours
Sparks of Life
Signature scrapes

Most Alive

No. of colours
Sparks of Life
Signature scrapes

Open application is now open

Apply for your participation in Manifest, the first hybrid drop of NFTs and physical artworks by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar.

The open application period is from December 20th, 2020 @ 04:00 PM CET and will close on January 18th, 2021 @ 08:00 PM CET. where you, the collectors, can apply for either an NFT, a unique physical artwork or both.

After the application period has ended, the successful applicants will receive an e-mail and will be able to claim their artworks in either format.

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Timeline

Dec 20, 2021 – Jan 18, 2022
Feb 1, 2022 – Feb 14, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 – Mar 4, 2022
Apr 19, 2022
Open application
The application period will last four weeks opening December 20th, 2021 at 4:00 pm and closing on January 18th, 2022 at 8:00 pm CET
Allocations
Successful applicants will be allocated their artworks and be notified by email. A guideline will be present in the email explaining wallet set up, as well as payment details related to the NFTs and unique physical artworks in preparation for the following step.
Payment
Successful applicants will receive individual links for payment and will have 96 hours to proceed with payments for their allocated artworks. NFT ownership shall be transferred automatically upon payment.
Receive unique physical artwork
Successful applicants will receive their physical artwork following the Manifest exhibition taking place on March 18th, 2022 to April 17th, 2022

Manifest Exhibition

The Manifest exhibition at the Setareh gallery in Berlin, Germany is set to premier on March 18th, 2022 to April 17th, 2022.

The 50 unique physical artworks will be exposed along side the collection of the 12 large-scale Manifest paintings before shipping off to the selected collectors. 

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Faq

Each of the 50 NFTs from Manifest costs 0.3 ETH.

Each of the 50 unique physical artworks from Manifest costs 1,000 €.

The primary sale will take place on the website via the open application. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail. NFTs will be transferred on the OpenSea platform into their account after the transaction has taken place. Visit www.opensea.io for more information.

You need an Ethereum wallet to use OpenSea.  You can find a step-by-step process here.

For the unique physical artwork, we accept credit and debit cards as well as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

For an NFT, the transaction will be through the OpenSea platform which purchases are made using Ethereum. 

Due to the high demand, we cannot guarantee that you will be allocated any of the works. There is a limit of 5. However, to ensure that everyone can get a piece, your requested number of works may be reduced.

Due to the high demand, we cannot guarantee that you will be allocated any of the works. There is a limit of 5. However, to ensure that everyone can get a piece, your requested number of works may be reduced.

No. The works will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

You will lose all your allocated artworks and they will be allocated to someone else.

Yes, you can sell your NFT on any Ethereum marketplaces.

By DHL. The cost will be covered by the owner of the piece.

Shipping cost will be communicated to the selected applicants according to the shipping destination.

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