TLDR of the Proposal:
I would like to create an NFT community for Nigerian artists. The goal would be to onboard a minimum of 50 artists so as to create a minimum of 10 NFTs during the hackathon period.
I am close to members of various art communities across Nigeria and one of the most consistent complaints for most of them has been how to regularly and consistently earn a living wage while doing what they love to do. Recently, a few of us have spoken about NFTs as a possible solution, but have usually been put off by the cost and complexity required to make them.
WIth the Createbase hackathon, I believe I have stumbled across a solution. I will onboard at least 50 artists, help them create NEAR accounts, and create and manage Telegram and Discord groups. I would also encourage all members to join and be active on the forum.
Within the hackathon period, the group would try and create a minimum of 10 NFTs, working with artists that are most comfortable and ready to build pieces within the next couple of weeks. I intend to make a token request for each NFT created (it would be a flat rate which would be determined in conjunction with the NEAR team).
Part of what I would be doing would include helping new members get NEAR ids, work with them to create NFTs, and push the NFTs to Mintbase and other NEAR-friendly marketplaces.
Based on the success of the hackathon, the group could become an official guild/DAO within the NEAR ecosystem.
Project Git Repo
My address is oiclid.near