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Supporting ImpactDAOs Through NFT Art

Supporting ImpactDAOs Through NFT Art
Artist Owned $UNRAVEL Collection on Foundation | Proceeds split to designated ImpactDAOs

Originally published on my Mirror in 2022.

I launched the Unraveling Collection ($UNRAVEL) on Foundation in early July of 2022 as a means to fund-raise so I could cover traveling to DC to document the Women’s March event on July 9th. While no NFTs sold before the event, I’d created a collection that I could leverage to actively use my skills to fight for my own rights and those of the collective. I began exploring this concept of deploying my NFTs as tools to raise funds for DAOs in late 2021 and now the framework was finally in place.

Begin collecting & supporting ChoiceDAO at https://foundation.app/@cstreet

Unraveling is a collection that will grow over time as I continue to document the various elements of my country’s spiral into authoritarian rule and the collapse of our social systems in the wake of late-stage capitalism.

I will mint many of the Unraveling NFTs with splits that will distribute funds automatically using the smart contracts built into the $UNRAVEL artist’s contract on Foundation. Funds will be directed towards chosen DAOs that are supporting issues represented in the images or DAOs. I chose not to mint any images of individual protestors, only images of signs, symbols, iconography and group images.

75% of each NFT sale will help ChoiceDAO support reproductive rights for women's organizations-- visit https://foundation.app/@cstreet

The first fundraising round contains six NFTs minted from the Women’s March on July 9th, 2020 and 75% of the proceeds will automatically go to the ChoiceDAO, an organization that is fundraising and fighting to support reproductive rights. The split will also cover future royalties which will be divided using the same percentage allocations. (Please note, I was watching the final Jan 6th hearings while minting and seething with a little rage, so I accidentally used the wrong percentage split in several NFT descriptions, you can confirm the splits on the etherscan for the collection).

Remaining funds, 25% of each NFT sale, will go towards gas (ETH and actual petroleum ;) so I can continue documenting protests and events seeking to raise awareness about the unraveling of our social fabrics and the destruction of our human rights.

If you’d like to support this project, yet do not wish to collect any NFTs, please use this referral link to share the collection and you’ll receive 1% of sales that occur using your link.

To see the photo full essay of the day’s images and my observations of the event, visit these links:

Proceeds from my NFT collections support my work in the public goods impactDAO ecosystem working to restore local media through decentralization at JournoDAO and my academic work studying and archiving wisdom traditions through decentralization.

Both of the following collections have splits baked into their smart contracts that will immediately distribute a % of proceeds to designated ImpactDAOs.

Unraveling | Foundation
This collection is called Unraveling, and all sales will go to support my work documenting dissent and chosen DAOs supporting social justice issues through splits. I created this collection in response to the recent reversal of Roe v Wade and the loss of my human rights. I can not sit by and do noth…
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I’m an award-winning documentary photographer, founding member of JournoDAO and currently studying religion & yoga at University.