The OG Founders Club for Season Zero offers an opportunity for iconic creators to become incentivized curators and OG collectors. The creators engage in one-on-one interactions with collectors, creating a unique and personal experience. The community of curators shares their plans for future collections and provides the reasoning behind their choices.
This program recognizes that each individual is unique and valuable, represented by an ERC-721. By fostering a community of passionate collectors and creators, we can create a more inclusive and fulfilling experience for everyone involved.
Our goal is to create an art gallery that is dedicated to exceptional photography and photogrammetry, with a strong focus on quality over quantity. We believe that the art world is in need of a community-driven gallery that fosters open conversation and supports life-changing experiences for both creators and art lovers.
Our inaugural sale will feature a highly curated drop of NFT collections by celebrated photographers, created and minted specifically to launch IKIGAI LABS. Our approach is simple yet challenging: we aim to offer a curated collection from award-winning photographers. In essence, doing that stuff that doesn’t scale.
Our mission is to use treasury funding to commission artists to create exclusive mints under the IKIGAI membership card, allowing holders to discover and bid on exclusive drops.
Join us on this journey to create a community-driven art gallery that celebrates exceptional photography and photogrammetry. Let's work together to bring quality art and meaningful experiences to the forefront.
OG Founders Club? Why?
The OG Founders Club acts as an access card to our community of creators, curators, and collectors. It unlocks priority mints as well as airdrops.
2 Free mints on all IKIGAI projects
1 Guaranteed mint on all IKIGAI projects
25% secondary royalties that feed the long-term growth of the platform.
69 tokens were reserved for IKIGAI and distributed to core team members, collaborating artists, and other key contributors.
Proceeds are invested back into the art space. 90% goes to IKIGAI Operations, supporting the current and future digital platform & initiatives for artists, collectors, and curators. 10% goes to the existing IKIGAI collection of art to support the artists and art upon which IKIGAI was initiated. This collection is shared by the OG Founders Club - a group of ~69 supporters who have volunteered valuable time toward the conception and evolution of the IKIGAI ecosystem.
What is the total supply of our Membership NFTs?
3x 1111 (VIC) Membership NFTs. We do NOT intend to sell out, it's simply our capped supply. Similar to how the supply of BTC is capped at 21 Million, the supply will be released during seasons.
What is the mint price?
The OG mint price will be 690 USDC, and the VIC membership NFTs will be priced at 420 USDC. Follow us on Twitter.
How do I get a Mint Pass?
What is the purpose of using PREMINT?
It is an NFT allowlist tool to collect wallet addresses to use for presale lists and giveaways. PREMINT is a way to connect with our collectors in 3 phases:
Allowlist. This is the OG wallet list with the exact same quantity as the available NFT supply. Each wallet can mint 1 NFT. They can show up ANY TIME in this mint window (timeframe TBD) and they are GUARANTEED a mint.
Waitlist. This is a wallet list that is allowed to mint during a second window (timeframe TBD). We put everyone who registered on this list. Phase 2 minting window will be over-allocated, stay tuned for updates and mint promptly during your phase to secure a spot.
Public. Any wallet can mint during this time.
Premint recommends adding a burner minting wallet
What is the Allow List breakdown?
The 999 slots available for the OG Allowlist:
- 333 slots for Phase 1.
- 333 slots for Phase 2.
- 333 slots for Phase 3.
What are the secondary market royalties?
The royalties for secondary sales are set at 6.9%. There's a split smart contract that allocates 33% to both creator, curator, and collectors. 1% is reserved for OTP.
What are the funds being used for?
33% of secondary sales will be used to pay for our operational expenses and for our upcoming projects, 33% goes to the creator, and 33% into a collector treasury.
Who is on the team?
YVES 🎬 CxO — 🇫🇷 Bordeaux (GMT+1) - PRODUCER:
He started his career at Quiksilver and was a member of the Image Control team. Their input resulted in new flagship stores, events, and a cutting-edge marketing and public relations strategy. Later on, he provided innovative WebTV technology, years before YouTube. They got featured on Apple.com for being a video-streaming pioneer in partnership with Akamai. As a freelance journalist, he interviewed icons from the action sports industry, photographers, and filmmakers, and wrote for a couple of international publications. He has been chasing places to “Live The Good Life” since 1999. LTL was devised as a curated platform for boutique hotels & private homes for rent and for sale with personality. The fact that ERC-721s unlock on-chain royalties, was his aha moment, ever since he developed a strong conviction that NFTs will become the business model for all photogs.
He is living the good life with his dream girl, working on his dreams and learning to write code in his free time. Survivor of three long crypto winters.
DIMITRI DANILOFF 📸 CxO — 🇳🇪 Barcelona (GMT+1) - DIRECTOR/DP:
While his work is often inspired by fantasy, he goes to great lengths to accomplish as much in-camera, as possible. He relishes the opportunity to work with raw ideas and shape them piece by piece into reality. For over a decade, the award-winning photographer Dimitri Daniloff has been among the top 10 advertising photographers in the world. Around the Millenium, Dimitri Daniloff pioneered the switch from analog to digital. Some of the brands that bought his work are Absolut Vodka, Air France, Audi, Carlsberg, Land Rover, LG, Longchamp, Nike, and Sony Playstation. A few years later, Dimitri Daniloff started focusing on photogrammetry. By integrating this technique into his practice, he inserted the virtual world into the real world. More than a plastic artist, Dimitri Daniloff prevails as a sculptor of reality.
ROY 💻 CxO — 🇳🇱 Amsterdam (GMT+1) - CTO:
Shapes the sequence (sprints) to ensure that one iteration transitions to the next so that the UX will unfold logically and in an interesting way. He has over 20 years coding experience, focussing on Web3 in recent years.
KATARINA 💾 — 🇫🇷 Bordeaux (GMT+1)- EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT:
She has a university degree in economics and first worked as an HR Consultant and Office Director for 5 years. She then provided assistance to partners and clients as co-founder of a travel and real-estate online business. Since 2020 she has been exploring Web3 and Defi. The first DAO she joined was Bankless and she has been contributing at Odyssey since almost the beginning. She likes to keep things organized. Planning and administration are her strong points and helping with questions from the community is what gives her a good feeling. Her favorite mantras are: "Say what you do and do what you say" and "Carpe Diem". She strongly believes it's important to find joy in the little things and be thankful for everything we have.
FLORENCE 🎙 — 🇰🇾 Metaverse (GMT-5) - CURATOR:
« Founder of FMA le Bureau agency, passionate about photography and image creation, Florence Moll spots and develops talents and creates bridges between creation and command, weaving the links of successful and lasting collaborations. She also shows her artists’s works in dedicated events and exhibitions over the years. Florence Moll also has a keen interest in young, upcoming artists, and as such regularly collaborates with the world-renowned Gobelins, l’école de l’image or l’ENSP in Arles. She is a member of various panels overseeing exhibitions, awards and festivals and photographic design schools. In 2017, she co-founded the first women professional organization in photography in France "Les Filles de la Photo" and was its co-president till January 2021.She directed the first Observatory of Gender Mixity in the ecosystem of Photography, supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Kering in "Women in Motion" program. Listen to the interview with Florence Moll : by Marine Lefort / Les voix de la photo."
Where can I talk with the founders?
Visit the IKIGAI LABS Discord, but tbh we prefer to do our voice calls in the Dimitri Daniloff Archives Art Gallery. You are welcome to join us at the metaverse HQ, located in New Caledonia. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and marine-life-rich lagoon, which is among the world's largest. A massive barrier reef surrounds the main island, Grand Terre, a major surf and kite-surfing destination.
When the market recovers a bit. We don't wish to set anything in stone. We won't ship asap as much as we will ship arap (as right as possible). Avoiding the overhype that burned down the NFT space and our art-making fingers in the first place, we'll keep our email, Discord, Twitter updated!