She does, however, have serious social capital online, and her latest NFT drop is completely free with the power of Twitter.Related | Miquela and Saweetie Link UpIn collaboration with her creator’s company Brud, “19-year-old” Miquela has been rolling out a five-part digital art series of free NFTs that “center around themes specific” to the CGI model, according to a release. But not Miquela (formerly Lil), the virtual influencer who doesn’t have her own bank account to accumulate independent wealth (if I’m understanding correctly). The entire project is called Venus and aims to support Brud’s mission of “democratizing cryptocurrency and the NFT industry” by making assets available to thousands (versus one single buyer). Reply to THIS tweet by 12pm PST w/ ur wallet address AND a vote for… https://t.co/T68vCNRFbn— lilmiquela (@lilmiquela)
“Bound Together,” which dropped today, presents Miquela dressed in what appears to be a long, fringe dress. Photo courtesy of Lil Miquela/ Brud People seem to really love NFTs, perhaps because you can make a lot of money. “She’s a robot programmed for extreme empathy and acceptance and the visceral elements of her life and story make different people feel all sorts of different things. Even Basquiat has joined the craze, although that didn’t end too well. “Miquela is a character of compassion — brought into the world to do good,” said Nicole de Ayora, Chief Content Officer at Brud. We wanted to reflect on how the comments on her content work together to make her who she is and the themes of her story more pronounced and meaningful.” Miquela now joins a long list of people with influence swiftly entering the NFT market: Kate Moss, M.I.A., Nathan Apodaca, Brooke Candy, Emrata, Angelyne, Lindsay Lohan, Sophia the Robot… (Is it #LilYellow or #BigBlue?) Miquela will then choose 250 random replies of the correct color to get the NFT. My 4th Venus NFT DROPS NOW + I need ur HELP! A closer examination reveals that its fabric is made up of comments — both good and bad — that were aggregated from her social media handles to showcase Miquela as a “vessel for the thoughts/feelings/emotions of the community she’s created.” In order to acquire “Bound Together,” Miquela has asked participants to reply to her Tweet today by 12 PM PST with their wallet address and a vote for the color of her outfit in the NFT.