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Krista Kim        

Contemporary & Digital Artist; Founder of Techism; Metaverse Editor for Vogue Singapore

Krista Kim is a digital artist and founder of Techism (2014), whose work explores the concept of digital consciousness. Her interest in digital technology and its revolutionary effects on human perception, media, social structures, and communication led her to work in both digital and physical realms. Having developed her signature language of shifting gradients using digital software since 2012, her works on glass and plexi hypnotize its viewers into a trance of tranquility while her immersive video works provide meditative experiences of color and light. Kim is also the Co-Founder of Creative Immersive Production Studio,

In 2020, Kim continued to explore the creative potential to utilize screens as digital instruments of well-being by creating 'Mars House': a completely virtual environment using her digital zen philosophy as the first “Metaverse home” for sale as an NFT in history. The piece received global acclaim and in March 2021 was the highest-grossing sale on an NFT on SuperRare.

In 2014, as a response to society's over-reliance on technology, she started the Techism Movement, a philosophy that recognizes technological innovation as an artistic discipline, encouraging artists to promote digital humanism for our digital culture.

Kim’s Continuum installation was featured in Times Square every midnight in Feb 2022. She is a Cultural Leader for World Economic Forum and she wrote a Metaverse essay for New York Times, and is the first Metaverse artist of the permanent LACMA collection. Kim is a Cultural Leader of the World Economic Forum, and was chosen by Louis Vuitton as a #Louis200 visionary in celebration of Louis’ 200th birthday and created the first Lamborghini NFT in history in collaboration with Steve Aoki; Kim is contributing Metaverse Editor for Vogue Singapore; Top 30 Most Influential People of the Metaverse by Read and Write Magazine; Architectural Digest AD100, NFTy50 by Fortune Magazine. Kim made an iconic collaboration with Lanvin in 2018. In 2021, Kim collaborated with Mercedes Benz EQS. Kim was creative director for the Utah Jazz NBA Team, “JazzXR” campaign, the first Sports Team Metaverse NFT in history.


Inside the world's first digital NFT house
Mar 16, 2021 ... "Mars House," a futuristic-looking pad designed by Toronto-based digital artist Krista Kim, features sweeping views, plus modern, see-through furniture and ...
NFT house: Digital Mars home by Krista Kim sells for $500,000
Mar 24, 2021 ... The Mars house was created by the artist Krista Kim, who promotes the combination of art and technology known as the Techism movement.

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