How London is becoming the centre for digital art and NFT auctions

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A woman looks at a digital art NFT titled CURIO CARDS (EST. 2017). (AFP via Getty Images)

The rise of digital art and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has taken the world by storm this year, and as our purchasing habits continue to shift online, London has found itself at the forefront of the mania.

Since their creation in 2014, a growing number of people are now spending a fortune on things that cannot be seen or felt in real life through NFTs – from digital clothing to artwork, and from music to GIFs.

An NFT is a unique, one-of-a-kind crypto asset that enables collectors to authenticate, own and trade original authenticated versions of special digital goods on the blockchain.

In economics, a fungible asset is something with units that can be readily interchanged, like money. You are able to swap a £10 note for two £5 notes and it will

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There’s much more than just shopping to do at new City Centre Al Zahia mall in Sharjah

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Expect plenty of programs, art and culture experiences and much more…

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, has officially opened its newest lifestyle and retail experience in the Northern Emirates of Sharjah – City Centre Al Zahia.

But, this mall will be much more than just a shopping destination.

Since it is located in the cultural capital of UAE, a strong emphasis has been placed on learning in addition to arts and culture with an aim to bring the Sharjah and wider UAE community together.

City Centre Al Zahia has partnered with the University of Sharjah and the American University of Sharjah, with students from both institutions and faculty members offering lectures and workshops on architecture, photography, filmmaking and art.

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