Greatjoy Ndlovu is one of Africa’s most celebrated artists whose work has been exhibited around the globe. Widely known to delve in societal issues in his work, this talented individual has been commissioned by Black Crown to create work that represent being authentic,
Ndlovu joins Nyash Warambwa and Indigo Saint as the 3 artists from Zimbabwe who have been successful in selling their NFTs.
Warambwa has sold 2 NFTS for 1.55 ETH.
Indigo Saint sold his work for $29 on Phantasma, a blockchain that is focused on NFTs and gaming.
While the 3 Zimbabweans are leading the way, artists across the continent are confronted with several challenges to accessing the marketplaces:
High gas fees
Poor understanding of NFTs
Spam on major marketplaces
Environmental concerns on blockchains
Concerns of a bubble
Some are afraid their work will be stolen
Artists across Africa are also leaping big on NFTs.