The brand new Nifty Delight NFT collection contains ‘Bowie 1976’ by Playboy journal and multimedia artist Shantell Martin. The three tokens kind a part of a wider venture celebrating and fundraising for the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood, and the bidding begins at this time, twenty ninth June.
As soon as Nifty market public sale finishes, all major gross sales proceeds will go to GLAAD. It is a US non-governmental media monitoring organisation working for LGBT rights. Along with the quick public sale income, Playboy has additionally introduced a separate donation of $15,000 on to the organisation. The long-lasting publication can even hand over all secondary gross sales revenue to its associate artist, Martin.
Nifty Delight and ‘Bowie 1976’ NFT Collection
The ‘Bowie 1976’ tokens are based mostly on a 1976 Playboy interview with a then-29-year-old Bowie and legendary music writer-turned-film director, Cameron Crowe. Impressed by what they mentioned, every work pertains to a distinct theme. One token is ‘Intercourse’, one other ‘Medication’, and the third is ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’.
To supply the NFTs, Martin took unique footage and reimagined textual content with new imagery, together with her trademark hand-drawn photos. Observatory, a London-based content material design company, then produced animation and an AR expertise, including but extra to the providing. That is viewable by way of Adobe Aero AR App.
Nifty Delight is a a lot bigger venture than the ‘Bowie 1976’ NFTs alone, and entails 5 pairs of artists general. These are Troye Sivan and Jason Ebeyer (‘BL00M2021‘), Charli XCX and Serwah (‘1700 B.C. (X.C.X.)’), The Knocks and Moist Breezy (‘Disco Fucks‘, Pabllo Vittar x Nicopanda x The Fabricant (‘#PrideWithPablo‘), and Playboy and Shantell Martin.
All work is within the GLAAD fundraising deal, so irrespective of which tokens individuals purchase the organisation will profit.
Discover out extra about Martin’s work and the AR expertise here. Earlier this month, NFTEvening reported on Queenly, “the world’s first queer cryptogallery”. In the meantime, in Might we requested if NFTs themselves had been changing into “one other device of systemic discrimination within the artwork world“.