DMINTI, a forward-thinking digital arts company that collaborates with the world’s leading and emerging contemporary artists to bring crypto fluency into the traditional art world, has partnered with internationally renowned architect, Hani Rashid and his expert digital design practice Asymptote Architecture, to launch the DMINTI Metaverse.

About Hani Rashid

Hani Rashid a practicing architect, known for a first-of-its-kind Guggenheim Virtual Museum and the Virtual New York Stock Exchange among other notable projects and buildings including the Yas Marina Hotel and Formula one venue in Abu Dhabi. Hani co-founded New York based Asymptote Architecture with his partner, Lise Anne Couture in 1989. Alongside his professional work, Hani has a distinguished, international academic career having held numerous visiting professorships at a number of important universities including the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design as well as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). In 1998 Hani co-founded and developed Columbia University’s GSAAP Advanced Digital Design program. And in 2000 Hani co-represented the United States at the 7th Venice Architecture Biennale. Hani lives in New York City, and alongside his architectural practice, is the director of Deep_Futures, a research laboratory in the Institute of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

FEATURED ARTISTS

Since the early 1980s, David Salle has created complex, searingly psychological paintings that juxtapose an array of images from art history, popular culture, and his own starkly lit photographs. An astute art critic, he is the author of How to See: Looking, Thinking and Talking about Art (2018).

photo credit: Michael Avedon

French-American conceptual artist Sarah Meyohas was one of the first artists to explore the intersection between cryptocurrency and art with her formative, feminist Bitchcoin project (2015). Working across multiple mediums including performance, film, photography, and AI, her work investigates how value is created and sustained in art and economics.

photo credit: Gabby Jones

Zoë
Buckman

COMING SOON

Zoë Buckman was born in 1985 in Hackney, East London. She studied at The International Center of Photography (GS ‘09) and was awarded an Art Matters Grant in 2017. Working across different mediums such as sculpture, photography, embroidery and neon, Buckman’s work investigates cultural norms, intersection feminism and identity in modern society.

photo credit: Honor Weatherall

Josephine
Meckseper

COMING SOON

Josephine Meckseper, born in Germany, holds an MFA from CalArts, and lives and works in New York City. The artist is known for her large scale vitrine installations and films that have been exhibited in numerous international biennials and museum exhibitions worldwide. In her practice, which encompasses film, photography, painting and sculpture, Meckseper challenges the conventional meanings of familiar cultural imagery and the systems of circulation and display through which they acquire significance.

photo credit:  Kevin Trageser

Featured Artists

Since the early 1980s, David Salle has created complex, searingly psychological paintings that juxtapose an array of images from art history, popular culture, and his own starkly lit photographs. An astute art critic, he is the author of How to See: Looking, Thinking and Talking about Art (2018).

photo credit: Michael Avedon

French-American conceptual artist Sarah Meyohas was one of the first artists to explore the intersection between cryptocurrency and art with her formative, feminist Bitchcoin project (2015). Working across multiple mediums including performance, film, photography, and AI, her work investigates how value is created and sustained in art and economics.

photo credit: Gabby Jones

Zoë Buckman​

COMING SOON

Zoë Buckman was born in 1985 in Hackney, East London. She studied at The International Center of Photography (GS ‘09) and was awarded an Art Matters Grant in 2017. Working across different mediums such as sculpture, photography, embroidery and neon, Buckman’s work investigates cultural norms, intersection feminism and identity in modern society.

photo credit: Honor Weatherall

COMING SOON

Josephine Meckseper, born in Germany, holds an MFA from CalArts, and lives and works in New York City. The artist is known for her large scale vitrine installations and films that have been exhibited in numerous international biennials and museum exhibitions worldwide. In her practice, which encompasses film, photography, painting and sculpture, Meckseper challenges the conventional meanings of familiar cultural imagery and the systems of circulation and display through which they acquire significance.

photo credit: Kevin Trageser

DMINTI’s mission for this art metaverse is to build interactive, multigenerational communities with a shared 3D canvas for all NFT projects cultivated with partnering artists and curators while serving as a cultural institution for collectors. DMINTI’s exclusive partnership with Hani Rashid revolutionizes how digital art can be created and experienced using VR technology and AR technologies. The DMINTI Metaverse offers a democratized point of entry for a broad-range of communities by providing access to multidisciplinary artists and other creatives dedicated to digital experimentation. DMINTI’s Metaverse provides the tools for artists to explore virtual reality spaces and experiment in this new domain to create, exhibit, and sell.

The DMINTI Metaverse can be accessed on Spatial.io via DMINTI’s website and is accessible via mobile, desktop and VR headsets.

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How to Access the DMINTI METAVERSE

DMINTI, has partnered with leading digital design practice and internationally renowned architect, Hani Rashid, to launch the DMINTI Metaverse.

You can view the space on your computer, mobile device or VR Oculus headset.

VIEW ON COMPUTER

To view the space on your computer, you can click on this link directly.

VIEW ON MOBILE

To view the space on your mobile you have to download the Spatial app, make an account, and then open the space by clicking on this link.

VIEW ON OCULUS HEADSET

To view the space on your VR Oculus headset, you will have to connect your VR headset to your Spatial account (if this is your first time using Spatial with this device). Follow the instructions below or in the slideshow above.

Instructions on how to pair your headset:
  1. Open the Spatial app on your headset and click on the profile icon below your dock
  2. Read the message and click “Continue” if you already have a Spatial account
  3. Take note of your Pairing Code
  4. Login to Spatial on your Web Browser or Mobile App
  5. Click on your Avatar/Profile icon and then click Pair Headset
  6. Enter your pairing code and you’re good to go!
Instructions on how to pair your headset via your mobile app:
  1. Open Spatial on your mobile device
  2. Know what your Pairing Code is that you got from your headset
  3. Click the Avatar/Profile icon in the top middle
  4. Enter the 5 digit code from your device into the app

DMINTI’s mission for this art metaverse is to build interactive, multigenerational communities with a shared 3D canvas for all NFT projects cultivated with partnering artists and curators while serving as a cultural institution for collectors.

DMINTI’s exclusive partnership with Hani Rashid revolutionizes how digital art can be created and experienced using VR technology and AR technologies. The DMINTI Metaverse offers a democratized point of entry for a broad-range of communities by providing access to multidisciplinary artists and other creatives dedicated to digital experimentation.

DMINTI’s Metaverse will provide the tools for artists to explore virtual reality spaces and experiment in this new domain to create, exhibit, and sell.

For additional help and questions please contact info@dminti.com

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