From Capitol Hill to the sunny shores of LA, Natasha has one of the most fascinating stories I've ever had on the show. Growing up in a household with an incredibly analytical father and a talented artist for a mother, she got the best of both worlds.
During her time in politics, she found a natural path to making collage art on a random phone app that doesn't exist anymore. Her friend approached her to do an album cover for a music festival, and that was her first experience with making money off her creation. One thing we share in common is that when we feel something, we double down, and that's exactly what she did.
For the rest of the interview, we go over many different areas in depth. From Instagram web2 to decentralized protocols in web3, she goes through the entire process from the "aha" moment we all have to going all in and fostering her community.
We chatted about IP law, copyright, trademarks, what that currently means, and how it currently applies to web3. Towards the end, we chat through the challenges of onboarding, why gen-z has severe distrust within the government, and how we need to practice and share the principles of web3, especially driving home the narrative of self-custody and what that really means.
There are so many other fun rabbit holes that we plunge into the deep end on, and I can't wait for you to get lost in it all!
Copyright article referenced: https://www.theverge.com/23139793/nft-crypto-copyright-ownership-primer-cornell-ic3
Natasha Chomko is the creative artist behind the contemporary surrealism art project POST WOOK. She sought out for a creative outlet while working a draining office job and found great relief in collage art. Being able to slice elements, arrange colors, and create new worlds gave Natasha the creative expression she craved.
Diving into the art world has inspired Natasha to finally consider herself an artist and further her career in the arts industry. Art has challenged her perspective on her self worth, artists rights (aka art is not free), and her ability to stand up for what she believes in.
Natasha is based in Los Angeles, California. She has worked with a variety of brands, musicians, and talent including Toyota, Under Lucky Stars, Firestone Walker, Rusko, Courtney Barnett, Deadbeats Record Label, and Lettuce. She is represented by H+ Creative.