19 Exploring Web3 Collectives with Folklore — Rafa
March 17th, 2023

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Rafa is a web3 creator, writer, and operations specialist. Crafting lore and exploring web3 collectives, combining org design theory with digital community building. Most recently he worked at Mirror as their Community and Growth Lead.

He's the founder of Folklore, a community exploring long-form articles related to belonging, lorecraft, human relationships, and digital realms.

He’s the Co-Founder of Local, working with artisans in Puerto Rico on a project that offers a space to collect NFT art that’s redeemable for high quality artisanal craft, experimenting with a more sustainable and just model enabled by NFTs.

Soon after the launch of UFO in September, Rafa has been in the loop as a creative thinker. Someone to jam with about ideas on strategy and community formation as we experiment. He helped with the launch of the UFO Genesis Pass with a subscribe to mint on Mirror in November which had 7800+ NFT mints in 3 days.

In this episode, we go right into these topics of content, media and internet communities. About the web3 creator playbook and NFTs as unlocks, including the ability to earn ownership in protocols and DAOs through participation rather than only financial means.



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