How Ed Balloon is Bringing Black Culture to Generative Art
Ed Balloon is an active Web3 artist, musician, and community leader within the NFT space. In an ecosystem that is often overrun by PFPs and memes, his stunning pieces showcase his unique existence as a prolific stop-motion NFT artist.
To help uplift his fellow artists, 50 percent of the proceeds from his flagship Run Ed collection secondary sales go to The Ed Balloon Generational Wealth Fund, which collects work from Black and other under-represented artists in Web3. From collaborations with Timbaland, TIMEPieces, and Avalanche to unique one-of-a-kind generative sound and motion endeavors of his own, Ed Balloon continues to be a beacon of prosperity and positivity within the still burgeoning blockchain-based creative economy.
In this episode, we cover Ed Balloon’s thoughts on how NFTs can change the creative canvas for artists, how he’s uplifting underrepresented artists, the state of music NFTs, and more.