The Weekly Stack: Ordinals Alley open call artists...🥁
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Your Ordinals Alley open call artists are…🥁
We’re so excited to announce the selected artists from our Bitcoin Miami 2023 Ordinals Alley artist open call, in partnership with Xverse. The chosen artists are:
Thank you so much to the over 150 artists who submitted to this open call! Our expert panel of curators carefully reviewed each piece and selected six artists to showcase at the world’s largest Bitcoin conference, happening next month from May 18-20th.
The six pieces will be showcased in a special section among 21 total pieces chosen for the Ordinals Alley exhibition. For more information, check out b.tc/conference/ordinals. We’ll be sharing more details about the chosen artists very soon! Congrats again to everyone who participated 🥳
Attend Bitcoin Miami 2023! 🏝️
Want a chance to attend the world’s biggest Bitcoin conference next month! We’re giving away two Industry Passes (now worth $4200) for you and a friend to attend the conference, explore Ordinals alley, and hang out with team Gamma. 😎
It’s your last chance to enter before we close entries on April 27th at 12:00pm EST. Check out this tweet thread for some inspiration — we already have several amazing entries!
Here are the steps for submission:
Create your artistic interpretation of the Gamma logo
Post your submission on Twitter using #InspiredByGamma
Tag and follow Gamma (@trygamma)
Good luck! 🍀
Come hack @ Ordinals 2023!
Ready to attend the first ever Ordinals conference? We’re so excited to present the official Ordinals 2023 hackathon, where you can win over $9000 in prizes. You can register for the hackathon right now, and start working on your project from home. Once registered, you’ll gain access to the official Ordinals 2023 discord where you’ll get to meet other hackers and discuss your ideas.
Kickoff workshop: April 27, 2023
Submission deadline: May 12, 2023 @ 11:59 pm EST
At the conference on May 18th, we’ll present the awards ceremony. Join us as we kickoff the hackathon!
Resources & education ✏️
Why do humans like to collect NFTs?
From stamps and trading cards to now NFTs, the market for collecting and trading physical and digital items alike are flourishing. Every day, millions of people are collecting new things for little reason other than to collect them. But, why do we do it? Where does this inherent drive to collect stem from? Let’s explore the history behind collecting and how this culture has permeated into the digital NFT space.
Read the full article written by Gamma’s community manager eliherf.btc 👇
Timeless traditions: Birthdays 🎂
Ever wonder about global traditions and cultures around Birthdays? Check out carole.btc’s new arts and culture blog post on the topic👇
As a kid, I used to hate my birthday. It often rained, my friends were generally away for the holidays, and there was always something wrong. One day, I decided that I would enjoy the hell out of it, come rain or shine. Over time, I built my own traditions, with my family and friends and with myself. But what about birthday traditions elsewhere, all over the world? Fueled by curiosity, I dove in head-first and discovered quite a few interesting facts on global birthday traditions. Let’s explore them.
Featured NFT projects & artists 🎨
Check out this now-minting collection created by ccovvrr, one of the six artists chosen from our Ordinals Alley open call!
Cosmic Abstract Third Episode by Smarahakim
I am lost in the outer region of abstracts. Loneliness is a haunting trap, but treasured moments.
Giraffe Mafia by Bitcoin Giraffes
Giraffe Mafia is a set of 500 uniquely generated Giraffes.
Thanks for tuning in! We’ll see you next week.