Japanese-Inspired Manga Art By Colombian Artist Debuted In Dubai And As NFT

If you follow developments related to NFT closely and are also a big fan of comics, you have certainly heard of Bump productions. Mogul is an immersive and inclusive platform that transforms the way films and other forms of art and entertainment are funded through decentralization, allowing members of its vast community to participate in the production process. The company has made headlines multiple times throughout 2021 for establishing a series of industry firsts. These firsts include a live-streamed event in which an original painting by world-renowned Marvel and DC Comics artist Rob Prior was set on fire and auctioned off as NFT shortly thereafter. Mogul also caught the attention of comic book fans by auctioning off The Legacy Collection: Portraits of Stan Lee by Rob Priorwhich featured 10 striking works of art produced in collaboration with (and signed by) Lee himself before his passing.

Mogul Productions is back, this time working with Bybit, a crypto trading platform that boasts over five million members with over 100 assets, 100 contracts, and 24/7 multilingual support. As part of the collaboration, the companies unveiled the first in an upcoming series of artworks by Colombian artist Homero “HG” Ganem to a global audience at Art Dubai, the world’s largest and most prestigious art fair. of Middle Eastern art. The first piece sold out in less than a minute during a presale. HG’s first piece is called “The Real Captain Tsubasa”. Captain Tsubasa is a world famous manga series written by Yōichi Takahashi, which became a popular television series from 1983 to 1995. The protagonist of this series is Tsubasa Oozora, an 11-year-old elementary school student with a passion for football (American soccer) and who dreams of one day winning the FIFA World Cup for Japan.

Conform to the picture description on the Bybit website, “The Real Captain Tsubasa, 2021: The year is 1982 On the world stage in Spain, the first test for a budding star, all eyes are on him, and the pressure is mounting. From this fiery ordeal emerges The Real Captain facing more than 5 defenders at the same time, to become the best player in the world. This piece also comes with the original art painting.

HG’s unique style is a combination of paint strokes over photography. By collaborating imagery with his freehand works, HG creates a telling intercommunication, demonstrating a storyline in most of his works that combines real life with fiction. His non-traditional mediums include wood, metal and spray paint to bring his pop-fusion aesthetic to life. HG is known for imbuing his work with stories and experiences drawn from his own history of living in South America and the women who were the backbone of his family.



Christopher S. Washington