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Exhibitions Tagged #Music

Moonsongs For Earth

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Moonsongs for Earth offers a musical exploration of a decade-long war in Nepal: the dream for a just, egalitarian society and the subsequent betrayal.

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Finding Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Finding Home is a project about the reestablishment of the 273 students and staff of Afghanistan’s National Institute of Music in Portugal.

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Punk Is Not Dead

The South Street Seaport
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Bridging generations of rebellion and creativity, this exhibition unites new and old faces of the NYC punk scene through the lens of five photographers across the last five decades.

From the 1970’s birth of punk and the peak of iconic east village venue CBGB to the alternative punks of color scene that today flourishes throughout all 5 boroughs, witness the evolution of this raw and unapologetic movement that continues to thrive and transcend boundaries, proving once and for all that punk truly isn’t dead.

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Hip Hop at 50

The South Street Seaport
 archive : 2023

A photographic journey through the golden age of hip-hop.

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No Wahala, It’s All Good: A Spiritual Cypher within the Hip-Hop Diaspora

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

No Wahala, It’s All Good: A Spiritual Cypher within the Hip-Hop Diaspora is a representation of the cultural connection between Africa and its diaspora.

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OPEN DOORS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

As part of the OPEN DOORS arts and justice initiative, the Reality Poets are men who have been harmed by gun violence using storytelling, hip-hop, and the spoken word, challenging their audiences to combat the injustice that breeds violence in New York City neighborhoods.

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The MASH UP

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Photographer Janette Beckman and artist Cey Adams are co-curating The MASH UP. Four West Coast artists were selected to mash-up/paint/remix Beckman’s old school hip-hop photos.

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Walk This Way

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Walk This Way takes us on a 30+ year visual exploration of April Walker’s rich history and fashion journey. From Walker’s roots in Brooklyn, to her trailblazing Walker Wear fashion brand, to her agility as an entrepreneur, Walk This Way cements history with iconic moments in time.

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Soul R&B Funk Photographs 1972-1982

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The project is about R&B, funk and soul music as seen through the lens of a young African American photographer at the start of his career.

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The MASH UP – LA Edition

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Photographer Janette Beckman and artist Cey Adams are co-curating The MASH UP. Four West Coast artists were selected to mash-up/paint/remix Beckman’s old school hip-hop photos.

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Contact High: Hip-Hop’s Iconic Photographs and Visual Culture

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Contact High” spotlights the photographers who have played critical roles in bringing hip-hop and music culture imagery onto the global stage.

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My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton, an American Musical

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is a time when history is being made in ways that our forefathers could never have imagined. It celebrates and reverberates this history eight times a week in cities across America. This is MY SHOT.

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Down and Dirty

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Celebrating music photography from over four decades featuring acclaimed photographers.

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The Mash-Up

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The Mash Up: In celebration of the Photoville opening night show, Down & Dirty, the UPI team are double-stacking two containers where photographer and curator Janette Beckman has invited celebrated street artists Cey Adams and Queen Andrea to “mash-up” two of her iconic music images larger than life.

 

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501 Photographs

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

“I’ve been taking photographs since I was in high school. I’ve got a terrible memory and a tendency towards voyeurism. I was also born with a mild binocular vision disorder which means that essentially I have no depth perception and see the world mostly flat, like a photograph. But that’s not really important.”

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Blinded By the Light

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Rock Paper Photo will present “Blinded By the Light,” a group show of new and iconic music photography. The exhibition features the work of 25 photographers and spans the 1960s to the present.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Music

Oct 102021

Beyond The Music With Young Guru & Devin Allen

Immerse yourself in the world of hip-hop, through and beyond the lens of a Leica with Grammy-winning engineer and photographer Young Guru

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Sep 182021

Haiti Cultural Exchange Presents Mizik Ayiti! With Malou Beauvoir And James Germain

Haiti Cultural Exchange Presents Mizik Ayiti! with Malou Beauvoir and James Germain!

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Sep 142019

Walk This Way

Join Vikki Tobak, author of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, as she interviews April Walker, lifestyle entrepreneur, author, health/wellness advocate, and creator of one of the first urban fashion brands, WalkerWear.

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Apr 282019

Bruce W. Talamon: Soul R&B Funk Photographers 1972-1982

A conversation with Bruce T. Talamon on a decade-long project celebrating Soul, R&B, and Funk.

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Apr 282019

On-stage with Ricky Powell

Join us at Photoville LA where we celebrate legendary New York street photographer Ricky Powell for a intimate conversation about his iconic images from the Golden Era of hip-hop.

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Apr 262019

An Evening With Contact High

Join us for an evening celebrating the visual legacy and power of Hip-Hop.

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Sep 162017

Contact High: Hip-Hop’s Iconic Photographs and Visual Culture

Contact High will host a conversation with legendary photographers Janette Beckman, Barron Claiborne, Brian Cross and Ernie Paniccioli exploring the creative process and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the imagery that shaped hip-hop.

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Sep 272014

Rock Photography Redux

Landing rock photography gigs and working with editors.

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Sep 212013

Workshop: DIY Guide to Rock Photography

A hands on introduction to rock photography where we explore iconic rock photographs, learn the fundamentals of concert photography and then make compelling pictures of a live band.

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Jun 302012

Beyond the Picture: The Art of Selling Music Photography

What does it take for music and entertainment photographers to successfully market and sell their work?

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