Neon Future by Steve Aoki x Maciej Kuciara is a unique hybrid art and music NFT collection inspired from the futuristic “Neon Future” sci-fi comic series originally created by Steve Aoki & Impact Theory Studios. The collaboration is “It Doesn’t Matter What You Look At, It Matters What You See” and showcases mind-blowing art from groundbreaking digital artist Maciej Kuciara revered for his stylized anime integrated with exclusive music tracks from 2x Grammy nominated DJ/Producer Steve Aoki.
All of the NFTs will be limited runs and each edition will be minted on the blockchain and will never be replicated. The collection comes in 2 different colorways - classic newspaper print inspired black and white, and full color. Sign up to receive exclusive information about the drop.
AOKI X MACIEJ NFT SERIES
Steve Aoki's second NFT drop builds on the success of Dream Catcher, which reached over $4 million in sales and a record-breaking $888,888 bid! This legendary team is bringing you a one of a kind offering of 10 NFTs!
Steve Aoki is a true cross-genre and cross-vertical visionary. As a solo artist, Aoki has amassed 7 studio albums featuring collaborations with Lil Uzi Vert, Maluma, BTS, Linkin Park, and Louis Tomlinson...earning a whopping 3 billion music streams! In addition to founding his own record label, Dim Mak, from his college dorm room which served as a launch pad for acts like The Chainsmokers, Bloc Party, and many more, Aoki is also a fashion designer, entrepreneur, author, comic book creator and philanthropist.
In 2018, he partnered with Impact Theory Studios to create the critically acclaimed “Neon Future” sci-fi comic, set 30 years in the future where advanced technology is outlawed. The story explores relevant themes of culture, technology and where the human species is headed on a much deeper level. The series is an extension of the overarching visionary world showcased throughout his Neon Future albums, which strives towards singularity in a utopian convergence of technology and humanity.
THE AOKI FOUNDATION was founded in 2021 which supports organizations in the field of brain science research with a specific focus on regenerative medicine and brain preservation.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Maciej Kuciara is a visionary digital artist who has been translating thoughts to art since 2004. The self-taught Kuciara is revered globally for his visual styles that have been featured in tentpole properties “Ghost In The Shell,” “The Last of Us,” Captain America Civil War,” and “Avengers” as well as influential brands like Nike and companies including Google. One of the most sought out artists, he helped create the original concept art for the award nominated “Neon Future” comic created by Steve Aoki & Impact Theory Studios. In 2020, Maciej had his directorial debut on animated short 'MECHA' directed for Google's YouTube premiere feature, as well as his short film 'Showtime', a 'love letter to 90's sci-fi anime', which exploded on social media platforms. He is part of the wave of trailblazing artists that are creating enormous opportunities to connect art to people in the digital world.
Impact Theory is a revolutionary studio that develops and produces wildly entertaining original content focusing on themes of empowerment, by bringing together some of the most talented creators, writers, and artists. The studio was started by CEO Tom Bilyeu, a filmmaker turned serial entrepreneur, who previously co-founded Quest Nutrition which reached #2 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies and was acquired for one billion dollars. Impact Theory distributes its unscripted, scripted, and publishing content across multiple digital platforms including the emerging NFT space. The studio has built a loyal audience in the millions with over one billion social media impressions, and its catalog of content has over hundreds of millions of views.
“Neon Future,” Impact Theory’s comic collaboration with Steve Aoki has been read over 675,000 times and nominated for a WEBTOON Canvas Sci-Fi Award in 2020. We are so excited to bring everything we believe in together in this NFT collaboration.