As an L.A. native, a son of a musician, and a man that has worked in
the music industry for several years, Mikal Hameed celebrates his 15th
year as a working artist in New York. His latest works blend his
musical history and his creative nature. As a designer and artist, he
calls on us to forget our indivualized nature and relationship with
our headphones and demands that we start to share our music as it was
meant to be; unplugged and free. Mikals manifesto blends the iconic
image of the boombox and alters the platform to which music is brought
to the masses.
Mikals personal/close relationship to the early 80s hip hop culture
and boomboxes create a strong platform/springboard/foundation from
which he explores the collaboration with traditional art mediums.
Toying with power of music and
Each attendee will have a different experience than the next; it's
Mikal's upcoming show, set to open December 12th, 2008 at Supreme
Trading Gallery located in Williamsburg Brooklyn, will showcase a
variety of his latest work. He plans to transform not the only space,
but the minds of those in attendance. Attendees are encouraged to
bring their iPods in order to get the full experience of his work.