Creative-focused career discovery and networking platform, Cult Creative has teamed up with Mitoworld, a revolutionary no-code metaverse building platform by Virtualtech Frontier (VTF), to launch its first metaverse exhibition, MIRIP: CURATING BEYOND BORDERS. The three-part virtual event series will gather some of Southeast Asia's most creative talents to discuss what it takes to grow the creative economy.
The event, held on March 18th, explores how disruption can empower women through creativity showcased diverse art and design work in a range of formats by selected Malaysian and Indonesian women creatives in an immersive virtual exhibition, as well as feature a cross-border panel discussion with three respected creative leaders: Irvine Prisilia, Co-founder and Executive Creative Director at TJT Creative Lab in Bangkok and Jakarta, Kexin Khor, Co-founder and Creative Director at Lucid in Singapore and Michelle Francis, Creative Director of C27 in Malaysia.
"We aim to provide a unique metaverse exhibition that fosters cross-border collaboration and encourages creatives to expand their skillsets, ultimately helping to drive the growth of the creative economy in the region," said Shermaine Wong, Co-founder and CEO of Cult Creative. "We believe working together can spearhead the creative economy revolution and take the industry to greater heights."
This exciting collaboration offered an immersive experience to showcase the best of the region's creative talent. MIRIP promises to be a unique and exciting event for the creative industry, and Cult Creative is proud to play a role in its success. The platform encourages creatives from across the region to participate and engage in the discussion, hoping to foster a more robust community that inspires and empowers the next generation of creative professionals.
“We are thrilled to partner up with Cult Creative to launch MIRIP and bring together some of the most talented creatives from Southeast Asia through Mitoworld," said Jason Low, Founder and CEO of Virtualtech Frontier (VTF). "We look forward to creating a welcoming environment for all users, regardless of their background or identity, and promoting diversity and inclusion in the metaverse."
MIRIP: Curating Beyond Borders experience is free for everyone and is accessible through a unique website that transports attendees into a borderless creative space, allowing for a fully inclusive creative economy. With this event, Cult Creative hopes to inspire the creative industry to break down borders and expand into new markets, guiding creatives toward becoming multidisciplinary in their craft.