Sarah Zucker's GIFs have been viewed more than 7 billion times. She tells Nina Knaack why a GIF is like life, how her art makes the internet more human, and how they help her navigate our "terrifying transition."
Beneath the undercurrents of crypto culture lies a foundation of social and technological subversion. Above it is a countercultural movement that traces back to the punks and hippies of the 20th century.
Museums haven't changed for centuries. Embracing the wisdom of crowds, Arkive uses blockchain to reinvent them, coordinating thousands of curators who vote to acquire and exhibit items all over the world. Co-founder Jordan Topoleski tells Mariquita de Boissière how they plan to reshape the cultural landscape.
When will digital ownership go mainstream? What are the cultural vehicles that can make this possible? Where are the roadblocks? Ben Roy makes it his business to consider such questions, and he sat down with Leo Nasskau to offer some answers. Clovis McEvoy tells the story.
Having wrapped up a North American tour earlier this year, singer-songwriter Rae Isla is pioneering a new approach to sharing music. She speaks with Clovis McEvoy about tokenised touring, what makes good memorabilia, and the importance of an artist’s community.
Yat Siu has a completely different vision for the metaverse to almost everyone else. And at the helm of an investment portfolio worth $5 billion, his perspective is as important as it is empowering.
After an initial relaunch that left fans and artists wanting more, LimeWire is changing course with a new subscription model. Clovis McEvoy speaks with co-CEOs Paul and Julian Zehetmayr about moving away from one-off drops, combining subscriptions with scarcity, and putting ownership back in the hands of creators.
Tina He is the co-founder and CEO of Station Labs, a web3 tool built to help community leaders grow their communities and achieve real change. She tells Leo Nasskau about why the world is heading towards an increasingly niche cultural landscape, the role of tokens in holding everything together, and how to build communities in a way that scales and works for everyone.