Art Technologist & Educator

Shifting to a new mindset
for an equitable future

:: Julius Yls ::

In an era characterized by digital evolution and the search for equity, businesses must innovate and adapt to remain significant. Julius Yls offers consultancy support, guiding independent artists, fashion and graphic designers, art galleries, and small businesses in transitioning their brands into the Web3 and Metaverse domains.

Though Web3 and the Metaverse began to garner attention in 2021, their foundational technology had been in the works for some time, and Julius Yls was at the forefront of this evolution. With over 20 years at the intersection of art and technology, Julius holds a Master's in Computer Graphics from New Zealand and has been a pioneer in integrating art with advanced tech. In his early career in higher education, he's shared his insights at significant events worldwide, including the SIGGRAPH-USA, TRANSLMEDIALE-Berlin, CADE-Glasgow, and ISEA- Dubai & Toronto. Additionally, from 2000 to 2012, he made substantial contributions to major commercial interactive media projects in Singapore. Combining Web3 and education experiences, Julius and Alan Jones co-founded Spongelii Inc., which specializes in education talk events in spatial spaces.

In addition to his illustrious career at the intersection of art and technology, Julius is deeply committed to travel photography. His photographic pursuits have garnered accolades from esteemed platforms like National Geographic Travel, Fine Art Photography Award London, Paris Photo, Leica Society International, and The University of Chicago Press. Taking his passion further, Julius has ventured into the Web3 domain, introducing his photography collections to the digital realm, and founded PhyXels, a fine art virtual gallery.

As the digital horizon continues evolving, Julius remains at its vanguard, observing and actively shaping the NFT, Web3, and Metaverse landscapes. Dedicated to bringing others along, he aids companies in navigating this thrilling terrain, ensuring they're poised for a future as dynamic as his journey.

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