TIME partners with The Sandbox to build ‘TIME Square’ in the metaverse.
TIME Square will be on TIME’s land in The Sandbox as a destination for convening, art and commerce, inspired by the visual spirit and energy of the iconic neighborhood in New York City.
TIME President Keith A. Grossman revealed the partnership during The Sandbox event at NFT.NYCnyc, while also issuing an open call for architects to design TIME Square, reimagining the world-renowned cultural center for the metaverse. TIMEPieces is turning to its vibrant community and metaverse enthusiasts worldwide to identify a visionary architect to recreate and reimagine the destination as a voxel creation.
What is TIME Square?
TIME Square will be an inclusive environment that will provide unique experiences to TIMEPieces holders. TIME Partners with The Sandbox, so the destination will serve the TIMEPieces community. By providing virtual access to discussions, events, screenings of TIME Studios projects and educational experiences.
COO and Co-Founder of The Sandbox About Partnership
“The Sandbox is often viewed as a ‘virtual Manhattan’, a vibrant space alive with culture, entertainment, and brands, where anyone can discover, learn, work, meet new people, play, dance, and find amazing new opportunities,” said Sebastien Borget, COO and Co-Founder of The Sandbox. “By partnering with TIME, we’re adding TIMEPieces as the beating heart and soul of this virtual Manhattan, where a design call for virtual architects will be held in TIME Square, a place in our creative metaverse for brands and creators.”
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TIMEPieces is a Web3 community initiative from TIME. The Genesis Collection launched in September, 2021, with Build a Better Future. It included works from over 40 incredible, global artists spanning multiple disciplines. TIMEPieces followed with a second collection called Long Neckie Women of the Year by Artist in Residence, Nyla Hayes.
TIMEPieces represents an important first step in TIME’s Web3 community strategy, enabling us to bring together artists, collectors and fans in a collaborative manner with the goal of building utility and community value over the long-term.
About The Sandbox
The Sandbox is a decentralized, community driven platform. There creators can make voxel assets and gaming experiences and monetize them on the blockchain. It features 3 main components: NFT builder, a Marketplace and Game Maker.