Legendary street artist Scott Marsh is getting into the non-fungible token game with his first-ever NFT project launching tomorrow.
First, a brief recap: for those unfamiliar with NFTs, they are essentially digital art tokens and can be used as cryptocurrencies to buy, trade, or sell.
From 9am on Wednesday, November 3rd, fans will be able to buy one of 6,969 unique NFT bin chickens – Marsh’s project is called Bin Kingz – handcrafted by the artist himself specifically for the meta verse. And with Facebook’s big rebrand to Meta just being announced, the metaverse has exploded in popularity and value too.
The Sydney-based visual artist has become both a celebrated and notorious figure, with his incendiary artworks causing consternation among some. But he’s always about pushing his art in new and creative directions.
Marsh has decided to bring the cultural icon the Australian white ibis into the virtual word for Australia’s first centric NFT project.
Each Bin Kingz NFT will set you back 0.069 ETH (Ethereum cryptocurrency) but don’t worry about uniqueness: no two Bin Kingz are exactly alike, with each one generated with a unique Aussie trait, rarity, or personality. Think Warwick Capper mullet, a devon sandwich, or a goon bag.
Owning a Bin Kingz will also give you exclusive access to Marsh’s Ibis Sanctuary and virtual gallery space in Decentraland: The Marshland.
Marsh has picked the right time to get into the NFT game with the crypto exploding in popularity this year. And as a self-funded artist, this NFT project will enable Marsh to support his artwork, including upcoming murals, gallery openings, and larger projects.
To celebrate the launch, Marsh will also be stashing physical Bin Kingz NFTs around several major cities around the world, so keep your eyes peeled for any unusual objects out there.
If you’re interested in purchasing a Bin Kingz or just want further information, head to https://www.binkingz.com/
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