Fingerprints News

Brief summaries of what's happening at the DAO

New Studio Drop: LINE

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Fingerprints is teaming up with Figure31 to release LINE, a photographic series of 250 dynamic tokens placed on a grid. Each token has a unique origin point, which defines its perspective and movement within a synthetic landscape.

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2024-02-12

New Studio Drop: Heatsink

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Fingerprints and Leander Herzog are set to release Heatsink—a new series of 370 realtime animations, built with javascript and WebGL. Heatsink explores ratios, rhythm and repetition as compositional method. The works premiered during the AGH¹ exhibition at Funkhaus Berlin featuring new works by Kim Asendorf, Andreas Gysin, and Leander Herzog.

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2023-12-10

New Studio Drop: Ghosts in the Machine

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Fingerprints is collaborating with Nicole Vella to release Ghosts in the Machine. A twist on quines, Ghosts in the Machine incorporates a single hash to generate its source code and ethereal figures.

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2023-11-22

New Studio Drop: Bit Rot

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Fingerprints, in partnership with Highlight, recently released Bit Rot by Nahiko. Bit Rot explores and visualizes the concept of data degradation, known as 'bit rot,' through the lens of NFT storage. All 512 works in the series were minted.

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2023-11-01

New Studio Drop: Web

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Fingerprints recently collaborated with Jan Robert Leegte to release Web, a network of 1000 webpages spawned in the dark, living within a smart contract. Web was coproduced with Superposition and developed by Jake Allen. All 1000 works were minted.

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2023-09-21

New curation committee elected

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The community has just elected the second cohort of our 2023 curation committee, with a tenure that will last until early 2023.

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2023-09-21

New Artwork Acquisition: "The Boys of Summer" by Mitchell F. Chan

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The Fingerprints Curation Committee has approved the acquisition of 31 pieces from the collection "The Boys of Summer" by Mitchell F. Chan, and has become its 3rd largest collector as of Sept. 8th, 2023.

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2023-09-08

Fingerprints partners with Highlight.xyz and Coinbase for Onchain Summer

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As part of Onchain Summer, Fingerprints, Highlight, and Coinbase worked with Melissa Wiederrecht, James Merrill, Holger Lippmann, and Leander Herzog to release four generative art collections on Base (L2). Over 15,000 artworks were minted.

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2023-08-31

"Voxelglyph" launches as the new membership NFT for Fingerprints

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The migration has launched and members are now able to convert their $PRINTS in batches of 5,000 into Voxelglyph NFTs (designed by Larva Labs).

The launch featured an auction for Voxelglyph #1, which settled at 6.5ETH.

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2023-08-16

Fingerprints moving to a Membership NFT designed by Larva Labs

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The proposal to migrate from the current $PRINTS governance token to a membership NFT has been approved by the DAO via Snapshot. Larva Labs will be the ones designing the artwork for the membership NFT.

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2023-07-18

New Studio Drop: GOLD

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Fingerprints and crashblossom are set to release GOLD — a new collection of 500 dynamic crypto artworks, composed and rendered directly from the Ethereum blockchain. The 90-minute Dutch auction will take place on June 21st at 12 PM ET.

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2023-06-20

"Maschine" drop covered in major publications

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Our studio drop in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz and Harm van den Dorpel has been covered in major publications such as CoinDesk, Binance and Yahoo.

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2023-06-08

New Studio Drop: Maschine

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Fingerprints is collaborating with Harm van den Dorpel and Mercedes-Benz NXT to release a new collection of 1,000 unique generative artworks exploring velocity, perception, and creations of the machine age. The auction will take place on June 7 at 12 PM ET.

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2023-05-30

New Artwork Acquisition: "Noumenons" by 0xDEAFBEEF

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Fingerprints has just acquired Noumenon #11 from 0xdeafbeef's latest series, an audiovisual work made in support of LACMA's Art and Technology Lab, in collaboration with CactoidLabs.

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2023-05-06

New Studio Drop: Perceptrons

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Fingerprints has partnered with Generative.xyz to produce "Perceptrons", an experimental collection of on-chain AI models hosted on the Bitcoin blockchain. The auction was completed on April 7th. The team continues to work to launch more interesting drops in the near future.

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2023-03-28

Le Centre Pompidou Acquires NFTs From Collections Part of The Fingerprints Collection

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Le Centre Pompidou has acquired a set of NFTs, making it the first public institution in France to do so. The acquisition was part of the National Museum of Modern Art's strategy to support artists in their use of new means of creation.

Within the set of acquired NFTs, there are works from collected artists Larva Labs (CryptoPunk #110, Autoglyph #25), Sarah Meyohas (Bitchcoin, Cloud of Petals) and John F. Simon Jr (Every Icon #419).

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2023-03-14

New Artwork Acquisition: "Negative Value Certificates"

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Fingerprints has acquired 7 pieces from the project “Negative Value Certificates” by Steve Pikelny. The work consists of tokens ‘backed by loss’, with each certificate claiming to represent a negative par value of -0.09937734 ETH.

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2023-03-08

New Curation Committee Election

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The first iteration of the 2023 curation committee has been elected. Its tenure will be from 01/23/2023 to 07/23/2023 with a 50ETH budget. The composition is available in the new curation page.

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2023-01-27

Autoglyphs and Within/Without at "Proof of Concept" in Singapore

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Featuring an important part of on-chain generative art's story and evolution, "Proof of Concept" (which was curated by Clara Peh and ran from Jan. 6–15 for Singapore Art Week), showcased multiple works from The Fingerprints' Collection, including Protoglyph and several Autoglyphs by Larva Labs, as well as an artwork from DAO member Aaron Penne's Within/Without collection.

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2023-01-15