ABOUT THE PROJECT

MANIFESTO

  • This project is an artwork.
  • This artwork contains many artworks.
  • These artworks center on value and volatility.
  • One of these artworks is generative, titled “Right Place & Right Time.”
  • “Right Place & Right Time” generates daily artwork based upon 24 hours of Bitcoin price volatility.
  • The artist will curate and create 210 NFTs from these daily artworks over the length of this project.
  • These 210 NFTs are known as VLY tokens.
  • VLY tokens will be selected for collection using strategies based on the artist’s hierarchy of values.
  • The artist will apply their own values as a measure of value in creating a community of collectors.
  • No more than 21 NFTs will be given as gifts.
  • No more than 21 NFTs will be “Easter Eggs.”
  • No more than 21 NFTs will be auctioned as a result of tickets that allow collectors to pick a date.
  • Over the length of this project, the artist’s life will be subjected to many volatilities.
  • These volatilities threaten to change the artist’s values and therefore the project.
  • Over the length of this project, Bitcoin is expected to be subject to many volatilities.
  • These volatilities threaten to change how this artwork is valued.
  • This project will record how volatility effects value and values.
  • This project will answer the question of what it means to own an NFT over the next decade.
  • This project will build community around collecting.
  • This artwork will demonstrate that it emerged from the #cryptoart movement.
  • This artwork will mirror Bitcoin.
  • This artwork is volatile.
  • All things change.

THE MATCHING PHYSICAL PRINT COMPANION

  • Each VLY token begins by giving their collector the utility of having the exclusive right to purchase a matching physical print for a limited time by signing in to https://volatility.art
  • The https://volatility.art website will validate the owner of the VLY token before granting access to purchase the print.
  • The VLY token owner will first have 21 hours to exclusively purchase the 1/1 print.
  • Other VLY token owners will next have 21 hours to purchase the 1/1 print on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • The public will next have 21 days to purchase the 1/1 print on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • If no print has been purchased by the end of this period, the physical print will not exist.
  • Print distribution mechanism is subject to volatility.

A COUPLE THINGS THE ARTIST PRESENTLY VALUES, IN ALPHA-NUMERIC ORDER

  • 21 Million Supply Cap of Bitcoin
  • Art
  • Being in the right place & right time
  • Celebration
  • Collecting
  • Creative abundance
  • Curiosity
  • Decentralization
  • Directness
  • Experimentation
  • Foresight
  • Freedom
  • Friendship
  • Genuineness
  • Gratitude
  • Intent
  • Interpersonal trust
  • Interest
  • Justice
  • Luck
  • Pacing
  • Patience
  • Peace
  • Perception
  • Perseverance
  • Personal Engagement
  • Poetry
  • Purpose
  • Privacy
  • Quiet confidence
  • Redemption
  • Relational
  • Sharing
  • Silence
  • Slow & steady growth
  • Space (inner & outer)
  • Surprise
  • Strategy
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Time
  • Transparency
  • Travel
  • Trustlessness in technology
  • Values
  • Volatility

WAYS TO BECOME A COLLECTOR OF A VLY TOKEN

  1. Be in the right place & right time to put in the right bid. Be lucky. Don’t be greedy.
  2. Be gifted a VLY token through positive contributions to #cryptoart, #nfts, or #blockchain. Only 21 gifts will exist.
  3. Be invited to join as a collector of a particular VLY token.
  4. Collect a VLY token from someone whom you give a reason to value your joining this project more than they value belonging to it themselves.
  5. Collect a ticket that entitles the owner to select an unchosen date in the available history of Bitcoin Volatility.
  6. Challenge the artist’s values.