The Mighty Hercules NFT project is a 10,000 piece generative collection that bridges the physical fine art of world-renowned Turkish sculptor, Emre Yusufi, into the metaverse. Emre has crafted this concept for more than a decade by incorporating the image of the demigod Hercules in modern poses that seamlessly blend mythology with pop culture. In 2020 Emre teamed up with Studio Bigger to collaborate on a Mighty Hercules NFT project, ultimately to develop the Mightyverse, a Metaverse game where avatars battle for the ultimate prize, their NFTs.
Emre Yusufi and Studiobigger’s collaboration has given birth to the Mighty Hercules Mightyverse, a Metaverse game where avatars battle for the ultimate prize, their NFTs. Emre started crafting this idea over the past decade. He is world renowned for his fine art sculptures that seamlessly blend the mythological lore of Hercules with modern pop culture. His work has been exhibited in international art fairs, museums and art collections worldwide, including the French Gallery, Les Galleries Bartoux for 2 years. In 2021 his iconic "Divine Selfie" Hercules statue sold for 40 ETH. Research revealed that no other artist besides Emre has sculpted the image of Hercules since the 1600s.
When Emre’s path finally crossed with Studio Bigger, they decided to collaborate on this 10k regenerative NFT collection which provided an opportune medium to transport Emre's physical fine art to the digital Metaverse space.
Hercules has maintained the status as one of the most universally recognizable characters that personifies divine power, the original superhero. This project represents the inevitable transition of Hercules, made possible by contemporary art catching up with technology, to enter the Metaverse as an NFT avatar, and returning after hundreds of years to take claim of the digital era. Owning a Mighty Hercules NFT is akin to owning a part of this modernized mythology, and Emre Yusufi's legacy.
Users who mint 3 NFTs become eligible for the Ambrosia pass. This grants exclusive lifetime access to the Mighty Hercules statue filled, "Mt. Olympus Condo," on the 44th floor of the the E11even hotel residencies in Miami, as well as monthly IRL events, yacht parties and more.
Each Milkyway Pirates NFT avatar is based on the 4 types of characters from the upcoming "SziFi" comic book series. Each will be unique but each type will have rarity characteristics. The Foobos are the most rare, followed up by Moon Captains, Exoscalers and Stratonaughts, the least rare.
The are stored as ERC-721 tokens on the Ethereum blockchain and hosted on IPFS. (See Record and Proof.)
Artist Name: Emre Yusufi Description: World renowned sculptor from Turkey famous for Mighty Hercules statues
Links: Website: www.emreyusufi.com