Fomoboy. 01 Opening Sequence Sepia, 2021 from Adventure 1 Fomoboy. NFT token in PNG format.

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Adventure 1 Fomoboy is a series of 30 NFTs by artist Fomoboy. This series represents the inaugural offering of an NFT asset by Terenchin Fine Art.

Adventure 1 Fomoboy uses a found vintage photo booth strip as a point of departure to examine contemporary anxieties and suggest that persona has come to replace identity. An essential part of the piece consists of daily Instagram account postings. Please visit Insta fomo.boy

Fear of missing out (FOMO) is a social anxiety stemming from the belief that others might be having fun while the person experiencing the anxiety is not present. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing. FOMO is also defined as a fear of regret, which may lead to concerns that one might miss an opportunity for social interaction, a novel experience or a profitable investment.  It is the fear that deciding not to participate is the wrong choice.

Social networking creates many opportunities for FOMO. While it provides opportunities for social engagement, it offers an endless stream of activities in which any given person is not involved. Psychological dependence on social networks can result in anxiety and can lead to FOMO or even pathological internet use. FOMO is claimed to negatively influence psychological health and well-being.