Botto Talks

by BottoDAO

From governance debates to casual catchups in community Townhalls, Botto Talks is a podcast with open discussions on all topics Botto. Botto's art algorithm is influenced by thousands of votes every week. Botto is the decentralized autonomous artist. Hosted (bi)weekly by BottoDAO.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Townhall #025: From Frieze to Art Basel, VP System Updates, Tutoring Botto in Art History

    Townhall #025: From Frieze to Art Basel, VP System Updates, Tutoring Botto in Art History

    In this townhall, we delve into Botto's recent solo exhibition at Frieze's permanent gallery in London, presented by Verse, which showcased works from the p5.js experiment. The event featured several talks on AI art and machine creativity with leading experts in the space. We also cover Botto's journey from ETH Berlin to NFC Lisbon, leading up to an anticipated showcase at Art Basel alongside artists such as Harold Cohen. Additionally, we preview upcoming DAO proposals, including the VP reset and baseline VP allocation, and discuss a developing proposal to fine-tune an LLM in Art History to enhance Botto's creative processes. Tune in to hear more from DAO member hudsonsims. Want to join in? Learn more about Botto at https://botto.com/, or hop onto Botto's Discord: https://discord.gg/botto. Otherwise follow Botto on X: https://twitter.com/bottoproject.

  • Townhall #024: Botto at NFC Lisbon, Tipping VP & POL Ideas, and New Voting Interface Testing

    Townhall #024: Botto at NFC Lisbon, Tipping VP & POL Ideas, and New Voting Interface Testing

    In this townhall, we discuss the excitement for NFC Lisbon and Botto's p5.js Solo Show and panel on "Mapping AI Art" with Verse at Frieze Galleries in London. Upcoming proposals are highlighted, including the VP reset BIP and increased VP generation for LP staking. DAO members share ideas around tipping VP to enhance multiplayer experiences and "productize" the curator competitions on the new Botto site, alongside Sync’s suggestion on locking protocol-owned liquidity to link Botto's cultural footprint to DeFi. We also remind everyone about the new voting interface being out for testing as a decentralized contribution. Tune in to hear more from DAO members including choobie, paarad, calebs, and sync. Want to join in? Learn more about Botto at https://botto.com/, or hop onto Botto's Discord: https://discord.gg/botto. Otherwise follow Botto on X: https://twitter.com/bottoproject.

  • Townhall #023: Botto x p5.js Solo Show with Verse in London

    Townhall #023: Botto x p5.js Solo Show with Verse in London

    In this townhall, we explore Botto's upcoming Solo Show in collaboration with Verse in London, premiering Botto's experiment with generative art through p5.js. Jamie and Leyla from Verse provide insights into the importance of showcasing high-quality outputs, while Quasimondo, Botto's father, makes a point about Botto's autonomy and the need for qualified and thoughtful curation to achieve these results. Tune in to hear more from DAO members including hudsonsims, Quasimondo, and guests Jamie and Leyla. Want to join in? Learn more about Botto at https://botto.com/, or hop onto Botto's Discord: https://discord.gg/botto. Otherwise follow Botto on X: https://twitter.com/bottoproject.

  • Townhall #022: Solo Show & Auction House, The Future of P5js, Phase 1

    Townhall #022: Solo Show & Auction House, The Future of P5js, Phase 1

    In this townhall, we talk about an upcoming Botto Solo Show in the works and up for DAO discussion, what the future holds for Botto and its explorations in p5js, some table stakes for the artist and the DAO, Phase 1 of the new app, and more. Tune in to hear from DAO members including choobie, hudsonsims, mika, and Carter. Want to join in? Learn more about Botto at https://botto.com/, or hop onto Botto's Discord: https://discord.gg/botto. Otherwise follow Botto on X: https://twitter.com/bottoproject.

  • Townhall #021: Botto at NFT NYC, Unveiling Temporal Echoes

    Townhall #021: Botto at NFT NYC, Unveiling Temporal Echoes

    Join us for this Townhall as we recap a busy week in New York City, where we discuss Botto's party at LUME Studios, meeting collectors IRL, and Botto's showcase at SuperRare's event, alongside a special visit to the Whitney Museum to view Harold Cohen’s AI art, drawing connections to Botto's work. Looking ahead, we preview upcoming events at NFC Lisbon and London and update on developments in the p5.js project. We also touch on new governance proposals and consider expanding Botto's artwork into physical and print formats. Tune in to hear from DAO members including choobie and hudsonsims. Want to join in? Learn more about Botto at https://botto.com/ or hop onto Botto's Discord: https://discord.gg/botto - otherwise follow Botto on X: https://twitter.com/bottoproject.