#65 MoCA: Exploring the Most Advanced Museum with Founder Colborn Bell

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In this episode of Rocklazs Radio, Tanlaisha interviews Colborne Bell, founder and director of Mocha Museum of Crypto Art. They discuss the concept of Mocha, the intersection of art and technology, the role of museums in the crypto space, and the decentralized curation process. Colborne also shares insights into the museum’s community collection, the multi-pass system, and the decentralized governance model. The conversation provides a deep dive into the world of crypto art and its impact on the art industry. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including the creation of 3D rooms in the metaverse, the role of NFTs in preserving art experiences, the process of making and minting rooms within the museum ecosystem, the use of NFTs in the museum, the difference between a floor and a room, the significance of Filecoin in preserving digital artifacts, the concept of the metaverse, the impact of VR and AR on the art world, and the role of the art incubator in supporting artists. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including art, capitalism, corporate culture, entrepreneurship, resilience, and personal philosophy. The guest shares insights on creativity, freedom, and the future, offering valuable perspectives on life and work. The discussion delves into the significance of art, the impact of capitalism, the challenges of corporate culture, and the journey of entrepreneurship. The guest’s reflections on resilience, risk, and self-confidence provide valuable takeaways for listeners.In this episode of Rocklaz Radio, Tanmay Shah and Laura Grinbarga discuss books and podcasts they have read and listened to. They share their favorite podcasts, such as Akimbo and Freakonomics, and talk about the benefits of reading digitally and listening to audiobooks. They recommend books like The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, and The War of Art for creative inspiration. They also discuss the importance of finding the right time to read and making notes while reading. The conversation touches on spirituality in art and the impact of books like The Alchemist and Siddhartha. They also mention books on negotiation and personal development, such as Think and Grow Rich and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The conversation covered a wide range of topics, including book recommendations, favorite genres, and spiritual and philosophical discussions. Some of the recommended books include ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear, ‘The Warrior’s Apprentice’ by Lois McMaster Bujold, ‘The Silver Metal Lover’ by Tanith Lee, ‘Mahabharata’ and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ by Shri Shri Ravishankar, and ‘Business Sutras’ by Devdutt Patnayak. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding balance and substance in the content we consume.


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00:00 Introduction to Mocha Museum of Crypto Art
13:18 Decentralized Curation and Governance Model
43:10 Creating and Curating Mocha Rooms
01:43:49 Supporting Artists through the Art Incubator
01:51:02 Navigating Corporate Culture and Entrepreneurship
02:03:02 Resilience, Risk, and Self-Confidence in Life and Work



• The Mocha Museum of Crypto Art is a futuristic museum that explores the intersection of art and technology, focusing on the creative use of blockchain, augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, and machine learning.
• The museum’s community collection allows artists to showcase their work in a decentralized manner, with the curation process driven by a multi-pass system and decentralized governance model.
• The conversation highlights the democratization of art curation and the role of technology in reshaping the art industry, particularly in the context of NFTs and digital art.
• Colborne Bell’s insights shed light on the evolving landscape of crypto art and its potential to revolutionize the traditional art world, offering new opportunities for artists and art enthusiasts. NFTs play a crucial role in preserving art experiences in the metaverse.
• The process of making and minting rooms within the museum ecosystem is open to everyone.
• Filecoin is significant in preserving digital artifacts and plays a key role in the NFT space.
• The concept of the metaverse and the impact of VR and AR on the art world are important considerations for artists and creators.
• The art incubator supports artists through information sharing and collaboration, with a focus on cultural diversity and global representation. The significance of art in representing diverse voices and creative expressions
• The impact of capitalism on culture, values, and societal structures
• The challenges of corporate culture and the pursuit of personal fulfillment
• The journey of entrepreneurship and the importance of resilience and risk-taking
• The value of creativity, freedom, and self-confidence in shaping the future


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