Upland Brings Fashion and Fine Art to the Metaverse with the Iconic Jacky Tsai MetaSkull Collection

The iconic MetaSkull collection by Jacky Tsai is a limited edition NFT collectible for Halloween 2022

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Londoncontemporary artist Jacky Tsai and his avant-garde MetaSkull collection become the designer’s first foray into the metaverse which debuts in Uplands, the largest open metaverse mapped to the real world. fans of the Shanghaidesigner born around the world and the Uplands the community will have the unique opportunity to collect and trade three different rarities of the iconic MetaSkull as digital collectibles, Uplands coveted block explorers and structural decor used to decorate metaverse quarters in time for Halloween.

In collaboration with Froyo Games, Jacky Tsai will launch its first NFT collection in Uplands, the largest real estate commerce metaverse, with over 3 million registered users and the largest number of virtual property owners. Just in time for the popular Halloween season, the Uplands community will have a new opportunity to decorate their ownership structures with limited editions and seasonal artwork, creating a unique and immersive metaverse experience. fans of the old Alexander McQueen designer will be introduced to a web3 experience in Uplands where they can contribute and benefit from the usefulness of Tsai’s unique NFT collection.

Tsai’s dynamic art has been featured in some of the world’s top galleries and museums including Unit London and Richard Taittinger Gallery with realized awards ranging from $48,000 at $302,000. The artist’s signature skull designs first gained international recognition in 2008, when they were used in by Alexander McQueen Spring/summer men’s collection.

“I am thrilled to bring the MetaSkull collection to Uplands global audiences eager to support quality digital art. Uplands a unique building landscape allows for limitless artistic growth and expression, which is critical to bridging the gap between the art world and the ever-expanding metaverse,” says Jacky Tsai. “My vision for the collection is to inspire the next generation of gamers with bold and thought-provoking designs.”

Tsai’s vision with the launch of MetaSkull is to dispel the notion of fear and negative attitudes towards death among Chinese communities. His art often combines traditional Eastern artistic techniques and Western pop art references which are the perfect way to express this message and create truly unique works of art that establish harmony between cultural extremes.

“We are excited to elevate the visual aesthetic in Uplands with an artist as talented as Jacky Tsai and present this unique collection of MetaSkull at Uplands community,” says Dirk Luethco-founder and co-CEO of Uplands. “With this collection, each structure of Uplands will be decorated with iconic visuals as more owners bring their personal style into the metaverse.”

The Jacky Tsai MetaSkull Collection will be unveiled at Uplands community on friday 21 october. Uplands is available for free download on iOS, Android and the web, and can be played from anywhere in the world.

Uplands (https://upland.me/) is an open web3 platform for the metaverse mapped to the real world. The company’s mission is to build one of the largest and fastest growing communities of creators through a strong entrepreneur economy that empowers gamers, creators, developers and brands to craft goods and experiences, monetize assets and provide utility and enjoyment to other players. Based in Silicon Valley with hubs in Vegas, Ukraineand Brazil, Uplands was named one of Fast Company’s “Next Big Things in Tech” of 2021 and one of “22 San Francisco Startups to Watch in 2022” by Built In SF. Uplands is committed to becoming carbon negative and is a proud partner of Carbonfuture. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, visit https://www.upland.me/sustainability. Uplands is available on iOS, Android and the web, and can be played from anywhere in the world.

About Jacky Tsai
Jacky Tsai is a Shanghai-born and Londonmodern and contemporary Asian artist based in China. Jacky Tsai came into the limelight in 2008 when the British fashion designer Alexander McQueen adopted his floral skull design for his Spring/Summer 2008 menswear collection, and since then he has used the floral skull in many of his works. The floral skull represents life and death, beauty in decay and rebirth.

Over the years, Jacky’s talent and creativity have grown. Besides painting and sculpture, his creation also incorporates a wide range of other media, including what others consider to be dying craftsmanship, traditional lacquer carving, silk embroidery, and hand-painted porcelain. hand. In addition, Jacky Tsai is well known for his unique style of fusing techniques and references from traditional Chinese painting with Western Pop Art. Jacky’s dynamic art and ever-evolving creativity have seen her collaborate with many big names in the fashion industry, such as Bvlgari and Shanghai Tang. He even won the pop star’s affection Jay Chou.

About Froyo Games
Froyo Games collaborated with Jacky Tsai to launch an NFT series called “MetaSkull”, which will be announced later in October.

Froyo Games is a Web3 game publishing platform allowing gamers to interact with blockchain games and NFTs on a single integrated platform seamlessly and without hassle. Froyo Games is backed by its strategic investors which include Animoca Games, GBV, Spartan, etc. The main strategic partner of Froyo Games is iCandy Interactive – the largest game development company in the world. South East Asia region, which has extensive experience in creating AAA and casual games globally.

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Christopher S. Washington