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Episode 3
The Para-Real World Fair: The Logistics of the Largest Immersive Digital Arts Market with VKet Global Team Director LilBagel

At the height of the worst economic crisis in nearly 50 years, an underground creative class was putting the finishing touches on one of the largest showcases of digital assets assembled to date. VIRTUAL MARKET 5 brought together modellers, animators, coders and visual artists from all over the world in a month long international flea market. Over 1000 stalls, all filled with buyable items, attracted an unprecedented patronage - the market saw a staggering 700,000 unique visitors. LilBagel shares his expertise as VKet’s Global Team Director and how this enormous international event is a promising model for real material stability for a multi-disciplinary creative class.

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