Dr. Zul Faizuddin Osman

Educator . School of NFT . Tigerpunks

Dr. Zul Faizuddin Osman or fondly known as Cikgu Tigerpunks is a Science teacher with 17 years of experience in STEM education. He graduated from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland and earned his doctorate from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He was a coach for the school's Lego Mindstorm robotic team and the technical officer for STEM Decathlon Challenge at the national level.

Cikgu Tigerpunks founded the School of NFT to empower students in a remote area and help the students in Perkampungan Asli Sungai Rual embrace digital art, NFT and blockchain technology. School of NFT is a community-driven project with a weekly class on Wednesdays to educate young students about digital art creation and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

The project began minting NFTs at Pentas.IO in 2021 and has experienced many life-changing opportunities. With support from the Malaysia NFT community at Pentas.IO, the project acquired iPads to assist student education and NFT creation. The continuous support from the community was fantastic, with sponsorships of Baju Raya, stationaries, educational posters and food baskets for the students.

By collecting School of NFT digital collectibles at Pentas, holders can directly contribute to building a creative environment for students to learn digital art and are eligible to engage with the students through visits to the School of NFT. The project also occasionally airdrops NFTs created by the students to collectors to thank holders for their support.

The long-term goal of the School of NFT is to nurture creative minds, with the hope that some of the students will go on to become successful artists in the future. The project also aims to use NFTs and blockchain technology to uplift the students and their community's lives and livelihoods.

In addition to its educational efforts, the School of NFT has engaged with the NFT community through various activities and collaborations, including a logo contest, community meetings, and art collaborations. The project has also welcomed prominent visitors such as J4nt4nCrypto, Edward Young, ChickyPunks, KlemzeeVerse, RoachPunk, Metamorphosis, Kekatak, Hambali Asri and NFTees to visit and give special talks, as well as visits from various organizations, including Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Sekolah Menengah Sains Faris Petra and Sekolah Menengah Sains Jeli to learn about School of NFT initiatives.

Following the successful completion of phase one, which focused on creating awareness about NFTs in Sungai Rual, the project has moved on to phase two, which involves educating young students in Kelantan. Cikgu Tigerpunks and the School of NFT were featured in DidikTV NTV7, a YouTube interview and Vulcan Post. In addition, this phase has included two successful exhibitions showcasing artworks by the students at the state level.

In the future, the School of NFT hopes to continue its efforts to raise awareness about NFTs and Web 3.0 through talks and participation in events and conferences such as WeArePOP and M1nted Asia, as well as expand its reach to more schools in Malaysia.

Featured creators


Special page

32nd Malaysia Film Festival (FFM-32)
32nd Malaysia Film Festival (FFM-32)

The Malaysia Film Festival is an annual event celebrated nationwide with the goal of recognizing and appreciating the brilliance of our proud nation’s film industry.

Football Love Nation NFT
Football Love Nation NFT

In a special collaboration between Malaysia and Bangladesh, Axiata Game Hero - Football Edition will be releasing 500 unique NFTs featuring digital artwork by artists in Malaysia and Bangladesh, celebrating the beautiful game through the lens of different cultures.

#EMPATBELAS - 14 States, 14 Designers
#EMPATBELAS - 14 States, 14 Designers

The #EMPATBELAS Setem Ku folder set is a collaboration between Pos Malaysia and APOM, in conjunction with Malaysia Day 2022. Featuring 14 designers from 14 states, each stamp is proudly designed by an artist representing each state in Malaysia

Pentasian Outdoor NFT Theme
Pentasian Outdoor NFT Theme

The Pentas team would like to thank @diseasedmindd for suggesting a creative idea for our monthly theme!. Artists and creators who use #PentasianOutdoor in their artwork will be featured on this special page for September.

Featured artworks

Pentas IO

NFT marketplace. Your stage, endless possibilities.

© 2022 Pentas IO. All Rights Reserved.