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.
After buying a CryptoPunk, ClownVamp didn’t get the satisfaction that he expected. He’s since used the proceeds to collect thousands of AI artworks, whilst his own work has been collected by the likes of Claire Silver, Zancan, and the Tezos Foundation. He explains why AI art is in a boom era, how to collect it, and which AI artists to pay attention to.
Collector and photographer, Zach Lipp talks to Signal about collecting for the long term, why he was early to art editions, and what artists should prioritise ahead of their first mint. Léa Rose Emery tells the story.
akaStevey straddles the line between art enthusiast and trading degen unlike anyone else. Having come to web3 via the GameStop saga, she now plays a key role at PROOF, web3's leading art community. She tells Signal how she got here and what's to come for PROOF in 2023. Lea Rose Emery tells the story.
Anonymoux has built a reputation for spotting – and supporting – artists before they're picked up by anyone else. He spoke to Signal about how he collects, why investing in good people matters above anything else, and why “good things happen when you invest in good people.”
Zain Verjee began her career as the midnight love show DJ in Nairobi, and made it as a towering figure in journalism during 15 years at CNN. She speaks to Leo Nasskau about swapping CNN for NFTs, what blockchain could do for journalism, and how Africa can embrace web3 to have a transformative impact on the continent. Léa Rose Emery tells the story.