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Artist Spotlight: Divergence and the Art of On-Chain Artwork NFTs


<p>Kevin is joined by <a href="https://twitter.com/harritee_" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Harri</a> and Aaron, aka <a href="https://twitter.com/divergence_art" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Divergence</a>, the team that brought you <a href="https://brotchain.art/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brotchain</a> -- generative NFT art with bitmaps generated from the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mandelbrot</a> and related <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tricorn_(mathematics)" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mandelbar</a>, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multibrot_set" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Multibrot</a>, and <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_Ship_fractal" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Burning Ship</a> fractals and rendered entirely by a blockchain contract purely with Solidity code on Ethereum. Here, they discuss the mathematical seeds from which Brotchain pieces sprout, SVGs on the blockchain, the collective consciousness of the Buddhabrot, Divergence's love/hate relationship with Solidity, building fairness into the world of NFTs, and much more.</p>

<h4>SELECTED LINKS FROM THE EPISODE</h4>

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 <li>Connect with Divergence: <a href="https://twitter.com/divergence_art" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> 

 <li>Connect with Harri: <a href="https://twitter.com/harritee_" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://discord.com/invite/sVraemYmaG" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brotchain + PROOF OF {ART}WORK Discord</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://brotchain.art/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Generative Art Created and Rendered Entirely with Solidity | Brotchain</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://twitter.com/brotchain" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brotchain | Twitter</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://opensea.io/collection/brotchain" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brotchain | OpenSea</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://opensea.io/collection/proof-of-artwork" target="_blank" rel="noopener">PROOF OF {ART}WORK | OpenSea</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://modern.finance/episode/art-blocks-erick/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Art Blocks – Generative NFT Art with Erick Snowfro | Modern Finance 8</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) | Wikipedia</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mandelbrot Set | Wikipedia</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII_art" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASCII Art | Wikipedia</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://soliditylang.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Solidity Programming Language</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://mandalas.eth.link/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mandalas</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/smart-contracts.asp" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Smart Contracts | Investopedia</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://modern.finance/episode/deafbeef/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DEAFBEEF and the Craft of Generative Art | Modern Finance</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://opensea.io/assets/0xd31fc221d2b0e0321c43e9f6824b26ebfff01d7d/40001" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Burning Ship #1 by Brotchain | OpenSea</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://opensea.io/assets/0xd31fc221d2b0e0321c43e9f6824b26ebfff01d7d/70001" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Seahorse Valley #1 by Brotchain | OpenSea</a></li>

 <li><a href="https://mathworld.wolfram.com/SeaHorseValley.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sea Horse Valley | Wolfram MathWorld</a></li>

 


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 2021-10-14  56m