The Obscura“The World Today” 10K+ NFT photo collection.
What is The World Today 10K+ Collection?
138 world-class, established and emerging photographers from all 5 continents, including various Magnum photographers, brought together by Obscura DAO to take the 1st global visual timestamp of the 21st century.
13,800 native 1/1 NFT photographs of cities, landscapes, communities, people, events and conceptual images that will tell our story for centuries to come, taken Mar-Apr 2022.
An ode to the 1955 exhibition “The Family of Man” by legendary curator Edward Steichen for the MoMA, The World Today uses the blockchain to create a permanent record of our world, rich in metadata connections that further develop and cross-reference the stories within, resulting in a complex net of properties and rarities including 138 curated grails, 1 from each artist.
The World Today 10K+ is a founding a new paradigm in the photography medium, expanding the frontier of possibilities for photography in the web3 era, and is responsible for onboarding dozens of world-class photographers to NFTs.
How it Works
138 photographers from around the world were asked to photograph all aspects of life through their personal vision, resulting in a curated collection of 13,800 NFT native 1/1 photographs offered through a blind mint at the price of 0.08 ETH each. Mint button above!
The NFTs are 13,800 1/1s produced simultaneously by all the artists
There are 39 participating countries in TWT 10K+:
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam.
From These Regions
Central and South America
North America (Canada, USA, Mexico)
90 participating cities in TWT 10K+:
Abuja, Amsterdam, Antigua, Antwerp, Athens, Athens USA, Berkeley, Brignoles, Bruxelles, Buenos Aires, Buffalo, Cairo, Caracas, Ciudad Juárez, Cochabamba, Cuenca y otras, Cusco, Dehradun, Ensenada, Envigado, Florencia, Gaza, Ghent, Goiânia, Guatemala City, Havana, Hendaye, Ho Chi Minh City, Island of Bali, Istanbul, Itacaré, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kalleby, Kharkiv, Kyiv, La Paz, Lagos, Lima, London, Los Angeles, Lviv, Madrid, Manchester, Manila, Medellin, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, Montreal, Mullumbimby, Muscat, Napa, New York City, normally Kyiv (but currently displaced), Northern California, Northern NSW, Oaxaca, Paris, Petaluma, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Port of Spain, Quito, Richmond, Rochester, Rome, Salvador, Salvador de Bahia, San Andrés Cholula, Santiago, São Paulo, Scicli, Seattle, Sengkang, Shillong, Srinagar, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Taxco Guerrero, Tbilisi, Tehran, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Ushuaia, Valparaíso, Vienna, Warri, Zacatecas, Zushi
IRL Showcase at Superchief Galerry in NYC
June 23rd 2022
Is an artist, photographer and photo book publisher. His work is collected by major museums including the SFMoMA, J. Paul Getty Museum, the MFAH. He is interested in the cultural meaning of photographs. Collector of NFTs. Co-founder of Obscura, Fellowship Trust, The UntitledDAO and a founding artist of The RAWDAO.
Cooper Ray is a photographer and avid cyclist from New York City. He is firm believer of web3 and our decentralized future. As an early adopter of artist smart contracts via manifold.xyz for his work, Cooper is an evangelist of creator sovereignty and artist education. Founding artist of the theRAWdao.