Contemporary Art

Mars House by Krista Kim

On View in New York | The New York Marquee Sales | November 2021
“The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.”
Alberto Giacometti

Mars House is the first ever digital house NFT and certainly the finest example of one to ever exist. Stepping into Mars House is both meditative and breathtaking. The colour palette, light and music, made with musician Jeff Schroeder of The Smashing Pumpkins, combine to create immense calm. Kim says, “While in quarantine, I became inspired to create my vision of a world of meditativeness; my vision of how the practice of meditation can also be integrated into our everyday lives through art, architecture, design and fashion.”

As our world enters the metaverse, where we can experience art as an immersive shared experience, Mars House is a historic icon of this time. It is a structure comprised entirely of light that shines at the forefront of this new frontier. The Mars House NFT includes interoperable 3D files that can be integrated into the owner’s metaverse to entertain guests or hold meetings in virtual reality in the metaverse using VR headsets, and augmented reality.

The transcendent design of Mars House isn’t limited to the metaverse. The home, and all furniture within it, is designed to be built in tempered printed glass so the owner may commission an NFT physical piece. Plus, owners can display Mars House using projection or MicroLED screens, communicating its pure consciousness and powerful harmony to the real world.

Visit the Mars House on using your VR headset or your computer using this link.

This is undoubtedly the crown jewel of metaverse architecture, designed for the future.

About Krista Kim

Described by Forbes as ‘the new digital Rothko’, Krista Kim is a seminal thinker and practitioner within the digital art space.

Kim is also the founder of the Techism movement since 2014, promoting the confluence of art and technology, and technological innovation as a medium to further the development of digital humanism. She believes that artists must participate at the vanguard of technological innovation in order to contribute to the creation of future culture during this pivotal period of technological innovation, adaptation, and disruption.

For Kim, that disruption is calm over crazy: “For over a millenia, Zen philosophy has taught us that our environment becomes a mirror of the mind. We now live in a digital world, and I create Digital Zen for our screens—our consciousness.”

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