Vince Kadlubek pioneered the creative force that is Meow Wolf, a Santa Fe artist collective dedicated to building interactive and immersive experiences to transport visitors of all ages into fantastic realms ripe for exploration. In this episode we speak with Vince about how Meow Wolf achieve its impressive level of success, what Meow Wolf’s ethos is, and where/how he sees tech is enabling the arts.
-About Vince Kadlubek-
Vince Kadlubek is the Co-founder and CEO of Meow Wolf, an arts collective that has transformed into a remarkable, award winning arts production company. After leading Meow Wolf to win the inaugural startup competition from Creative Startups Vince created the business plan for Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return. In the last year he has started 3 new thriving businesses. He is the chair of the Santa Fe, New Mexico planning commission. Vince is a native of Santa Fe and is deeply committed to supporting local growth as well as bringing unique, indescribable, immersive art experiences to the world. His unorthodox approach to business has helped pave the way to Meow Wolf’s unprecedented success.
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-About Meow Wolf-
Meow Wolf creates immersive, interactive experiences to transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. The group’s first permanent installation, launched in March 2016 with support from Game Of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin, showcases the THEA Award-winning House of Eternal Return, where guests discover a multidimensional mystery house with secret passages, portals to magical worlds, climbing apparatus, and surreal, maximalist & mesmerizing art exhibits along with a children’s learning center, top ten in the U.S. music venue and cafe area.
The company is composed of nearly 200 artists across all disciplines including architecture, sculpture, painting, photography and video production, virtual and augmented reality, music and audio engineering, narrative writing, costuming and performance, and more. Basically everything.
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