Rico Washington

DC-area native Rico Washington has utilized his talents as a storyteller across various platforms. As a journalist, he has served as a staff writer, music editor, and freelance writer for various media outlets including Wax PoeticsOkayplayer, and He has covered high profile industry events (the Grammys), penned feature stories on R&B icons (Erykah Badu), legendary comedians (Chris Rock, the late Bernie Mac), groundbreaking visual and performance artists (Sanford Biggers, Jacolby Satterwhite), and forecast the next generation of trendsetting recording artists (Kaytranada, Teyana Taylor, SZA). He has also composed over 30 album liner note essays for the CD reissues of classic R&B and soul albums. In the realm of music supervision, Washington has overseen the soundtracks of various web series and award-winning films. As an interdisciplinary artist, his projects have been exhibited internationally, and praised by the likes of lauded scholar and documentarian Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and featured in media outlets such as NPR. He has presented at institutions such as New York University, the New School, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He is currently a team lead with Street Riders NYC. Instagram: @superbizzeeshoots

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Rico Washington

Taking It To The Streets

Chelsea Park
 archive : 2021

In response to the rapid succession of police killings of Black Americans in the spring of 2020, a small group of concerned citizens in New York City channeled their outrage into activism—sparking the biggest reoccurring mass cyclist protests the world has ever seen.

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