Writing

  • Zombie Futurism: Has the Art of Tomorrow Lost Its Soul?

    Hi! My name is Eric and I’m a recovering Zombie Futurist. In a world brimming with technological advancements, we stand on the precipice of the future — a future often painted with the brush of innovation, progress, and a technology-driven utopia. But beneath the veneer of this shiny tomorrow lies a phenomenon I term “Zombie…

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  • CryptoPunks Copyright

    CryptoPunks Copyright: What Are The Legal Experts Saying?

    In 2021, I wrote an article called “CryptoPunks and Copyrights: What’s All The Fuss About?” to discuss a debate happening in the Web3 community regarding the copyright-ability of CryptoPunks. Since then, several lawyers and professors have shared their insights. Below is a synopsis of (and links to) five pieces that I believe add important context…

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  • CryptoPunks Derivatives Timeline

    An effort to organize a set of projects that took inspiration, visual elements, and project elements from the CryptoPunks across a multi-year timeline from 2017 – 2021.

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  • AltPunks NFTs: A Short History

    Alt-punks are a crypto-native art movement that began as an organic social collaboration and an homage to the CryptoPunks in February 2021.

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  • CryptoPunks Copyright: What’s All The Fuss About?

    CryptoPunks copyright are being debated in the NFT community with input from Punk owners, collectors, artists, influencers, investors, and entrepreneurs. This is what I’ve learned.

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  • The Origins of Trash Art

    This article covers the origins of trash art, which can be seen in the found art and junk art movements. The thoughts here inform the discussion about trash art in the next article. This article is the first in a two-part series.

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  • Trash Art: A Short History

    Trash Art is a new genre that uses existing media to create new works much in the same way collage and installation works took found or junk objects and incorporated them into a larger piece. Its history of thought and progression is outlined in the text.

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  • CryptoArt: A Brief History

    Crypto art has been around since 2011. This is a brief overview of key moments within crypto art over the last decade.

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