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Crypto in Motion: Crypto-economy Labs for dance-tech Creators (Fall 2021)


Crypto in Motion: Crypto-economy Labs for dance-tech Creators (Fall 2021)

Are you an artist and interested in the blockchain? Curious about the potential of the blockchain for socio-economic design and financial innovation for your communities of practice? Would you like to explore the NFTs and decentralized finances DeFi as a creative space? Are you interested in joining a group of artists researchers exploring these questions and tools? 

These lab/workshop sessions will offer foundational concepts and tools to access the blockchain economic ecosystem and explore its potential for social and financial innovation. Creative explorations of the affordances of the blockchain will be  encouraged.

Each session will be divided in three parts: conceptual framework, a hands on practicum and a Q&A.

We will be using the  Near Protocol.

Six hours of online mentoring will be offered by appointment.

All levels of experience with crypto and the blockchain are welcome.

Lab will be facilitated in English by Marlon Barrios Solano

Guest teacher and consultant: Lenara Verle


September 19th and 26th

October 17th and 24th

1:00 PM EST

MotionDAO Telegram group:

Please be ready 5 minutes before the sessions.

Mute your sound if you are not participating!

We will be using the NEAR Protocol.

Location: Online
Members: 9
Latest Activity: yesterday

Discussion Forum

Documentary: The End of Money as We Know it.

Started by Marlon Barrios Solano. Last reply by marian carranza yesterday. 14 Replies

Tasks:1.-Watch the documentary "sampling" words or "tags" of anything that resonates, or goes to the foreground. Sample as many words you can. The more the better.2.-Make connections between your sampled words and generate 5 questions. You may map…Continue

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dance-tech Monthly Costs

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Comment by Marlon Barrios Solano yesterday

Cool, we missed you today.. this is great, I ar trying  to run it. Importing libraries.

Love reflexions

Comment by marian carranza yesterday

To run the files:

Download Processing 3.5.4 for your OS (Mac OS X, Linux 64-bit, Windows 64-bit, or Windows 32-bit)


Follow the instructions to install and put the folder stillness_OpticalFlow inside your Processing folder.

Run Processing

Go to > File> Sketchbook> stillness_OpticalFlow > open

You will need to import two Library:

Sketch> importLibrary> addLibrary> PixelFlow 1.3.0

and one more:

Sketch> importLibrary> addLibrary> ControlP5 2.2.6

Now run the code and keep still ;)

Comment by marian carranza yesterday

and I share my meditations ...

The value of stillness

Silence is golden …

My first thought - generating energy with movements - thinking energy as currency

With dancing, with fitness with motion …

But somehow that didn't convince me as basis for a currency system

What is valuable, what is precious, what has value today ... ?

We live in an incredible abundance - extremely badly distributed - but in reality there are too much of everything .... except stillness and silence.

What would be a monetary system based on stillness?

You generate wealth by staying absolutely still, you earn your fortune by keeping really quiet:

The value of Stillness.

A software could perceive that. A Blockchain encrypted code.

You can than keeping still as long as you want … or as long your Body allow it.

It will be naturally regulated by the demands of the body.

This is my thought, an economy based not on the dollar but on stillness.

Code: stillness_OpticalFlow

Run this code in P3

"Speech is silver, silence is golden" 

Thomas Carlyle quoting the proverb 1836, originated in Arabic culture.

To listen:

The Tremeloes - Silence is golden


Comment by marian carranza yesterday

I am very sorry that I could not attend the zoom today.

I'm at a Hackathon and I didn't have a chance to take a break to attend the zoom ... is it possible to get it back? Is it possible to see the recorded video?

Comment by Alexander Correa yesterday

We have a Telegram group, MOTION-DAO here is the link:

Comment by Reyna J Perdomo on October 9, 2021 at 11:40am

Hi allÑ

Yeah! @Victor E Morales

That's what I was thinking! It reminds me of my explorations with LifeForms. I do still have some of the files but wouldn't know how to use them. That will be great!

Comment by Victor E Morales on October 8, 2021 at 11:42am

I was thinking that maybe for the future of MotionDao we could explore NFTs as short MOCAP captures of different dancers, choreographers or pieces? Like this piece I made a while back

but short and of course we could think about different styles :P

Comment by Alexander Correa on October 2, 2021 at 5:30pm

Hello, parces,  I am exploring the NEAR protocol,  also I had an interview with someone from NEAR guilds this week.

I want to share this platform where you can see the history of my wallet

Comment by Reyna J Perdomo on October 2, 2021 at 9:01am

Hi, Great!

I'm in intensive embodiment training. Be free next week and get back to the post.

Comment by derek gustafson on September 25, 2021 at 12:12pm

Thank you



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