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Vector Meldrew – MEME.COM BLOG

Vector Meldrew is a captivating artist to say the least… they walked away from the standard world {of professional} snobbery and music thieves to create their very own type of comedic artwork commentary, VJ at dwell occasions all over the world and be a part of a cult whereas nonetheless creating content material for these visually hungry however with their distinct model and… certainly one of our beloved verified artists!

Earlier than we dive in, I’d prefer to thank Vector for becoming a member of us and letting our neighborhood get somewhat nearer into their world. His artwork is certainly one of vivid memetic goals and perhaps nightmares in case you don’t like enjoyable 🤪

Ser Meldrew… how’s it going?
Very nicely thanks!

I discover it very attention-grabbing that your artwork has a lightweight hearted meme high quality to it but with superb execution and presentation. Inform us extra in regards to the mirror you determined to prop up along with your artwork and why!
I’m glad you acknowledge this. The mirror serves as a notion machine to offer glimpses into alternate realities. This dimensions typically have facets of them that give a way of familiarity, however framed inside new contexts or some type of disruptive angle. The concept being is that this will supply new views and shift perceptions.

Out of your VJ units to the latest NG drop, it appears issues are going swimmingly for the buggy-eyed jungle bass lover. When did you resolve NFTs have been for you as an artist and the way do you suppose it advantages the impartial creator?
I minted my first NFT in Sept 2020, and I’d describe my involvement as gradual after which dove absolutely in and by no means seemed again. It felt revolutionary to offer digital artwork worth. Beforehand it had been diminished to web hobbyism. For bigger concepts reminiscent of IP era, it seemed like a a lot better option to navigate funding and maintain concepts creatively centered. I used to be already a crypto native fanboy since shopping for BTC again in 2013. Most significantly, it felt thrilling and punk-esque to be a part of a revolution that mixed so a lot of my passions and helped serve a wider mission.

You’re a part of the superb checklist of Verified Artists initiative we’ve got, thanks for sharing your time and artwork with our neighborhood! Realizing that they will have a collectible signed by the precise artist is massive whereas nonetheless incomes. How does it really feel to signal Marble Playing cards playing cards up to now?
I discover it therapeutic. It’s good to know folks worth sure moments or tweets and ask me to assign my verification to them. It’s like we shared one thing collectively.

I’ve had the pleasure of seeing certainly one of your units at a dwell occasion, mine was at NFC in Lisbon. It was soo wild that it stopped many lifeless of their tracks to see your bobbing avatar and hi there kitty twerking because the bass pumped out. How a lot of your units are digital now and do you’re feeling it should get greater exterior of the NFT house?
Presently all of my units are digital. I used to be doing membership/pageant gigs from round 2007-2011 however principally touring with different musicians reminiscent of my buddy Addison Groove. I made a decision to revive my VJing abilities within the metaverse, however now with the addition of my avatar it’s a dwell efficiency with each audio and visuals. Nothing has occurred with this new improvement within the IRL meatspace as but though some conversations have began. My background is in music tradition so I’ve a deep appreciation for issues reminiscent of venue, acoustics, sound-systems and lighting set-ups, and the way all of this stuff come collectively to offer audiences highly effective experiences. I’ve a really robust imaginative and prescient for this.

Appears the phrase cult surrounds your work typically these days, inform me in regards to the idea behind CULTure CULT and in addition your inclusion in Cult Crypto Artwork. Does the Kool-Assist tastes pretty much as good because it sounds on television?
Haha, sure and I’ve had some IRL pals attain out to me with considerations about this. I guarantee them it’s all in good humour. One in all my first items was known as ‘CULTure’ and was a semi-naked drunk dancing Stormtrooper. The story was he had escaped his brainwashing from the evil Empire and at last let himself unfastened to occasion. It was a play on the similarities between the phrases ‘CULT’ and ‘CULTure’ and the way issues which might be completely normalized to some, however cult like conduct to a different, this will additionally exist on each side relying on notion. The skin criticism we get quite a bit with NFTs is that we’re in a ‘cult’ (which in some methods we’re), but in addition we’re working to construct a brand new ‘tradition’. I feel it’s highly effective (and enjoyable!) to put on these criticisms like a badge of honour.

It’s been a pleasure to get to know you extra and searching ahead to your future work! Now’s the time to drop some information on what’s subsequent for Vector, what do you’ve got developing?
Proper now I’m specializing in some metaverse wearables, a few of which can solely be unique for my collectors. mission for each myself and Cult Crypto Artwork is to push ahead a metaverse native tradition that showcases the broader crypto artwork motion. Because of this my metaverse VJ units have began to include different artists visuals with their approval, together with some actual OG’s. Oh, and Nifty Gateway have been form sufficient to ask me again!

Effectively guys, it’s time to wrap it up over right here. Gotta go stroll the doge and console Harrold. What higher option to depart this interview than with a CULT Meditation! Catch you on the marble aspect, youngsters.



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