In the past 12 months, the generative art market has grown faster than expected, with sales in the primary and secondary markets just over $1 billion. With the NFT revolution in full swing, generative art finds itself on the precipice, ready to enter the mainstream. Now, a new generation of art platforms is about to enter the NFT space.
The Meraki Platform
This is called “Meraki” and is the first platform for generative art on the Polygon blockchain. Creators and collectors will finally have the freedom to do what they like in a gas-saving environment, with the option to bridge their assets back to the ethereum mainnet.
Users and artists will have access to state-of-the-art features including: generative art creation, a simple user interface, preservation of NFT artworks, governance via Meraki DAO, profit sharing and cross-chain capabilities.
Meraki has partnered with Chainlink VRF to add an innovative element to the platform and artist experience.Chainlink VRF provides a provably fair and verifiable source of randomness for artist variables, allowing for greater variation in output, and greater collection size.
For collectors and creators
Creators can join the platform directly through the artist application on the website. Once accepted, artists are given their own personal dashboard to monitor their projects and to test and edit the code for their projects without leaving the platform.
Collectors, on the other hand, will no longer have to contend in gas wars and will be able to enjoy their collections in their own exclusive galleries.Meraki will also work with VR and AR partners to allow for quick and easy virtual gallery curation, taking the collector experience to a new level.
Users will also be able to own a part of the platform and share in its success through Meraki tokens. Once the project is converted to a DAO, the token holder will be the one who decides the direction of the project. In addition, holders will only need to hold Meraki tokens in their wallets in order to participate in profit sharing and governance.
Upcoming Meraki tokens
Join the Discord channel for updates on the public sale ahead of the November launch, when 10,000 Meraki tokens will be available for sale to the public. The token sale will be hosted by Gravity Finance ($GFI) IDO Launchpad. The initial price for one $MERAKI ERC-721 token will be $150. Meraki owners will be eligible to claim 10% of the Meraki platform proceeds from artist primary and secondary sales.
So what is Meraki?The platform’s name is a Greek word that the modern Greeks use to describe doing something with soul, creativity or love, putting your whole self into that creation. This is exactly what the Meraki platform and community is all about.
The team behind the project
The incredible team behind the project is made up of web development experts, project management and cryptocurrency experts, and ultimately NFT experts. Think Artblocks on steroids – that’s their unique combination of skills and innovative vision about to be released into NFT land!
Currently in beta testing, the platform is expected to launch in Q1 2022 according to the roadmap, with further integrations and collaborations.