He seeks beyond creative activities for today's challenging situations.
In 1996, Muqeem Khan became the first Pakistani to start working in the Hollywood visual effects (VFX) industry. His motion picture credits with Walt Disney and Square USA include Deep Rising, George of the Jungle, Flubber, Armageddon, and Final Fantasy. He received his bachelor's and master's in industrial design from the Ohio State University and is currently working on his PhD. from Charles Stuart University from Australia. He believes that a creative individual should be searching, isolating, managing, and manipulating the methodologies of multiple pieces of knowledge. Through empathic design, he is currently researching Digital Intangible Heritage (DIH).
He is focusing on the continuity of cultural knowledge by proposing a new model for access to indigenous methodologies, particularly non-codified or traditional knowledge. Specifically, he is creating, documenting, transmitting, and archiving the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) through emerging technologies, such as Virtual/Augmented/Extended realities.