The Future of Metaverse Real Estate With Krista Kim
With every passing day, the metaverse becomes less of a concept and more of an inevitability.
From in-game Fortnite concerts to on-chain VR hangouts, the idea that humans could eventually live fully digital lives has not only gained relevance, but practicality over the last few years. When it comes time for us all to start a new life via the internet, Krista Kim will already be eons ahead.
As a contemporary artist and founder of the Techism movement, Kim has an incredible vision of what residing in the metaverse might look like. A staunch supporter of NFTs and web3 technology, she has already conceptualized what an online dwelling may look and feel like through digital art.
“I honestly believe that human civilization will eventually be integrated into a parallel digital existence where we can actually earn money, have social interactions, provide services, and sell digital goods in the metaverse,” says Kim.
On this episode of the nft now podcast, Krista Kim discusses her landmark Mars House auction, the intersection of meditation and art, the future of the metaverse, and more.
After months of researching and growing her interest in NFTs, Kim decided to mint her own in March 2021. “Mars House,” slated to be the first NFT digital house in the world, was put up for auction on SuperRare – with the winner to receive the 3D files associated with the house for use in their virtual world of choice.
The “Mars House” auction closed at 288 ET (over $512,000 at the time), and the sale made global headlines far beyond the NFT community grapevine.
“For me it was exhilarating,” says Kim of the auction.”I knew that we were making history and that was the main thing. I really wanted to bring the world’s attention to NFT’s and the future of NFTs and the future of real estate…”
Platforms like Decentraland, Cryptovoxels, Somnium Space, The Sandbox Game, and more are actively building out the metaverse in real-time. With the NFT and Web3 consumer base continuously growing, we’ll all soon need people like Kim to help us round out our future digital lives.
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