Because Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, the ruble has crashed. Now 40+ artists are coming together to deface Russian currency to help raise humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Introduced by a team of creatives and technologists from Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Amplify, and Kairos, the venture is repurposing over 100,000 Russian rubles as canvases for globe renowned artists to operate on and offer.
The entire Rubles for Ukraine assortment will be unveiled as NFTs on the Solana network and 100% of the proceeds will go to charity. The group also hopes to host a just one-time-only present of all the bodily get the job done and the NFT prospective buyers will have the rights to declare each individual 1/1 matching actual physical artwork.
Artworks will be dropped as they get there on social media, with product sales slated to go live in July. According to inventive guide, Clemens Zlami, Rubles for Ukraine has previously exceeded anticipations with the range of participating artists escalating by the working day. Below is a record of the artists concerned:
Adam Hathorn | Alexey Romanowsky (Ukraine) | Alyasha Owerka-Moore | Andy Howell | Asspie | Benjie Escobar | Benny Gold | B. J. Betts | Bordalo II | Brolga | Bryce Wong | Burritobreath | Chris Delorenzo | Claw Dollars | Curtis Kulig | Dave Taylor | David Mascha | Deerjerk | Efdot | Fabio Benê | Growcase | Hannah Stouffer | HAZE | Holly Ellis | Indie 184 | Jeremy Dean | Jon Contino | Jonathan Faust | Joshua Vides | Ken Davis | Mary Jo Scott | Marylou Faure | Matthew Zaremba | Never ever Manufactured | Abundant Silverstein | Russ Pope | Sam Borghini | Sonni | Stash | Stevie Shao | Teng Yu | Todd Bratrud | Todd Francis | Todd King (a.k.a. Beefcake) | Yaroslav Shkriblyak (Ukraine)