New Speakers From Artist Marka27: The Mini-Gods
the text below is taken directly from their site:
Mini-Gods are the "Givers Of Divine Sound". Since the beginning of time, many civilizations and cultures from various backgrounds throughout the world have used MUSIC as a means of ritual, celebration, healing, and even to declare battle for war. Mini-Gods are a direct representation of ancient and modern pop/street culture fused into one.
The creator of The Mini-Gods, Victor "Marka27" Qui–onez, wanted to bring something new to the table with soul, substance, and an urban edge. Mini-Gods are inspired by African, Asian, South and Central American ancient art and culture.
The long-awaited 16" figure comes with a full range speaker and has an integrated amplifier for increased speaker power -- all the better to bump your music! A lone 9 volt battery will power the speaker and amp. The figure will have a minijack connector (seen on the bottom left-hand side) providing compatibility with any music device with a headphone jack such as an ipod, cd player, boombox, laptop or desktop. Make room for the new gods in town!
MG1 Brazil (above)comes in 4 different color variations.
The Toy Tokyo exclusive "MG1 GOLD GRILLZ" limited to 100 world wide and SURU exclusive "PLATINUM GRILLZ" limited to 100 world wide. Also available in Brazilian colorway limited to 300 and last but not least the Diamond Distribution exclusive "MG1" MIDNIGHT black. white, grey monotone colorway limited to 300.
about the designer:
Marka27 is a prolific artist who is never confined to one medium. His graffiti has been seen in high profile galleries throughout the east and west coast and has been shown along side artists such as Futura, and Sam Flores.
His street murals/ graffiti have been published in several life style magazines and books, most recent "Burning New York" and "Graffiti L.A".
Marka27 made his mark with his original "Audio Canvas" paintings with built in speakers, also his large speaker installations with legendary hiphop icons painted on the speaker boxes. The minigods are the latest manifestation from the restless mind of Marka27.
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