Objkt's first curator, Cabline, is on a mission to promote emerging artists and welcome new collectors onto the Tezos platform. Using the power of web3, Cabline is making the art world more accessible, one NFT at a time.
Ashu Dodani captures emotions felt in the present in his poetry, but in discovering web3, he found a way to immortalise them on the blockchain. The multimedia artist speaks to Steph Kunkel about working with Amazon Prime and Garnier and choosing a life of poetry.
Berk Kaan Kaya doesn't create calming spaces for clients. He extends “peace of mind” into the virtual world. He speaks to Steph Kunkel about connecting human mood to digital environment, and how his dreamscapes build a backdrop for collectors to imagine their own safe havens.
“For me, art is healing.” Jenni Pasanen’s artwork is a raw form of self-expression – a gateway to her mind and heart. Her NFTs comprise layers of AI shapes and digital brushstrokes, uniting the worlds of mind and machine. She speaks to Steph Kunkel about process and purpose.
Tania Rivilis’ plywood portraiture explores the consciousness of the characters she paints, depicting our identities and the relations between them. Her bold colours and brushstrokes create rich characters whose lives expand beyond the frame. She speaks to Steph Kunkel about making sense of history, and why she does it via NFTs.
Growing up isolated from civilisation, thr33som3s immersed himself in books as a child, opening a gateway to another world. It was a gateway that led him to develop an NFT baseball league on Tezos and a narrative moulded by his Grotto community. He tells Steph Kunkel how all it took was following his imagination.
An ex-Googler, Lawrence toyed with the idea of working at a start-up after leaving the web2 giant. But after delving deeper into web3, the technologist and creative saw a chance to combine both interests in NFTs. He talks to Steph Kunkel about bringing collaboration and time into his art, creating entirely generative and onchain pieces, why smart contract technology is revolutionary.
An "art spectator", web3 enthusiast, and a Community Manager at Objkt, Wise brings a wealth of expertise and advice from helping artists navigate the web3 space to building a better user experience. Speaking to Steph Kunkel, she shares her journey, thoughts on what’s next for cryptoart, and what artists need to do to stand out.
Born to a technical botanical artist and a stained-glass window painter, Kidmograph has worked with the likes of Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, and Apple, his digital art and 3D GIFs portraying futuristic and acid-inducing surrealism. He speaks to Steph Kunkel about experimenting with a plethora of mediums, his creative approach, and why NFTs are a much needed innovation.
Best known for drawing Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne, Marc Simonetti is an exceptionally diverse concept artist, with Aladdin, Aquaman, and Transformers amongst the classics on his resume. Yet it is in web3 where Marc has found the freedom to fully explore his creativity. He speaks to Steph Kunkel about creating magical worlds that we have never seen before.
Joanna captures images of the ordinary and overlays her work with self-portraits, creating ethereal compositions that shed a light on mental health. She spoke to Steph Kunkel about her journey growing up in a restrictive Indian cult, and how web3 empowered her to embrace her individual identity and self-expression.
Jekein Lato-Unah blends figurative modernism and traditional mixed media techniques to create captivating digital artwork, depicting women in their truest forms. By embracing her culture and utilising bright colours that embody the vitality that flourishes in her soul, Jekein’s artwork sends a message to embrace life and freedom, welcome self-care, and champion empowerment.
Jan Baumgartner, known for bringing a passion for colour to his minimalist art style, sits down with Steph Kunkel to explore the opportunity he's been given by web3, why he deplores black and white minimalism, and how his pieces help the viewer travel back in time.