We have a special episode tonight, as the featured artwork and artists have played a significant role in Metapurse's journey.
It began with Async Art, a new art movement built on blockchain technology that enables programmable art - art that can evolve over time and react to its owners. To show off the capabilities of programmable artwork, 13 talented artists came together in early 2020 to collaborate on one epic, programmable artwork titled "First Supper."
The artists include Alotta Money, Blackboxdotart, Coldie, Connie Digital, Hackatao, Josie Bellini, Matt Kane, Mlibty, Rutger van der Tas, Shortcut, TwistedVacancy, VansDesign, and XCOPY.
Like the invention of the canvas, this was an evolutionary leap and changed the medium of digital art both subtly and profoundly - a feat exclusively possible on the blockchain.
Tonight, in partnership with Crypto Basel Club, we’ll welcome the team and artists behind The First Supper. The “First Suppers,” if you will.
The First Suppers will take a walk down memory lane while discussing the programmable revolution of cryptoart, artistic collaboration, and the promise of cryptoart.
Presenting “First Suppers - The OGs of Cryptoart by NFT Radio,” tonight, April 2nd at 8:00pm CST.
Josie: Artist and designer who has been creating cryptoart since 2017. With a background in finance, she creates art that tells the story of the crypto ecosystem.
Alotta Money: Crypto artist and Cryptovoxels architect. Proclaimed “Photoshop Priest, VR&AR Maximalist, and NFT Machine.”
Rutger van der Tas: Cryptoartist since 2019 and core member of The Guild, a cryptoart consortium of creative possibilities.
Lady Phe0nix: Principal at Universe Contemporary and host of the Crypto Basel Club on Clubhouse. Contemporary art curator and passionate producer of creative works at the intersection of art and technology.
Metakovan: Entrepreneur and Financier of Metapurse, the world’s largest NFT fund.
See you tonight.
About NFT Radio:
NFTs are a perfect storm of magic and money. NFT Radio, a Clubhouse show and production by Metapurse, puts you in the eye of that storm. Join us as we speak with trailblazers from the NFT space and beyond, making big moves in the metaverse. NFT Radio is an ‘all you can eat’ buffet of information and insight, in one place.
The hosts of NFT Radio include Metapursers Twobadour, Brooke, and Veritas; and NFT thought leaders Matthew from Nifty Gateway and Andrew from Zima Red and Sfermion.
From March 31st to April 9th we’ll be doing a daily show at 8pm CST, then we’ll switch to a weekly show every Wednesday at 8pm CST.
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