Miao Custom Show: Coming November 14th to Subtext


Nov. 14th – Dec. 7th, 2008 Opening Reception: Friday, November 14th, 6-10pm

Subtext has teamed up with Zakkamono, to bring you an incredible custom vinyl show just in time for the holidays. The format will be the new Miao (Lucky Cat & Mousubi), and they  have curated 50 artists from around the globe to do custom versions of this great toy! Yes 50. Miao is the first collectible designer vinyl figure designed by Zakka. It is an updated design of the Japanese Maneki Neko/Lucky Cat (an iconic Japanese figure that brings good luck and good fortune). Miao measures 7-inches tall and comes with his BFF Mousubi, a 3-inch character designed with the elements of a musubi/onigiri (Japanese rice ball wrapped with Nori/seaweed) and a mouse. This is shaping up to be an insane show. The first pictured above is from Sandra Equihua, and the second is from Long Lé.

Participating Artists: Simone Legno (Toki Doki)ToumaPhu!Aaron Martin (Angry Woebots)Brent NolascoBrian Flynn (Super7)Julie WestMar HernándezMatias ViglianoJoel NakamuraNick DeakinKelly VivancoSlobot, Craig Hewitt, Long LéSandra EquihuaN.C. WintersBucky LastardJustin Whiterc88Serge Seidlitz, Rudy Fig, Newkon, CkaweekS, Phoneticontrol, Persue, Mark NagataAmy Davis, Jasper Wong,Urban MediumPaul Wee, Vogue, Katsuhito MikiShunichiro Miki, Satoshi Tomioka, Uji Nishimra (M1), Alex Wald, Rae Huo, Estria, Mitch O’ConnelDOLCEQ, Malakias, Hans-Peter Schutt, Zakka, Steve Ford, ShawnimalsHawk OstbyPose 2 & more.

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