DEAFBEEF is a Canadian artist pushing the boundaries of on-chain generative art using nothing but the “bare-bones” C programming language. DEAFBEEF’s academic background includes a Master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto where he wrote papers regarding algorithmic simulations within computer code. Some of these academic papers act as the foundation for the Series 0-5 collection. Alongside making some of the most aesthetically technical and pleasing work, DEAFBEEF has a strong resume of generative on-chain projects that act as social commentaries regarding the often financialized world of NFTs. For years, DEAFBEEF has pursued a professional metalworking practice, creating furniture, decor, sculptures and jewelry. DEAFBEEF believes that blacksmithing shares similarities with the creation of computational systems, as each process requires crafting one's own tools and production systems using immediately available materials.