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50 years of Hip Hop Call for Art
50 years of Hip Hop Call for Art

Wed, Aug 23

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Austin

50 years of Hip Hop Call for Art

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Time & Location

Aug 23, 2023, 7:00 PM – Aug 24, 2023, 7:00 PM

Austin, 2511 E 6th St unit A, Austin, TX 78702, USA

About the Event

Step into the vibrant world of hip hop as we celebrate five decades of cultural evolution, creativity, and impact. "Eternal Grooves: 50 Years of Hip Hop" is a mesmerizing art exhibit that pays homage to the rich history, artistic expressions, and transformative power of this global phenomenon. From its humble beginnings in the Bronx to becoming a worldwide cultural force, hip hop has continuously reshaped music, fashion, dance, and social consciousness.

Exhibit Highlights:

  • Decades of Soundscapes: Immerse yourself in an audio journey through the decades, as iconic hip hop tracks play through carefully curated listening stations. Witness the evolution of beats, rhymes, and production techniques that have shaped the genre.
  • Visual Evolution: The exhibit features a timeline of visual representations of hip hop, from classic album covers to graffiti art. Discover how artists have utilized different mediums to convey the essence of hip hop's spirit and message.
  • Fashion Forward: Explore the influence of hip hop on fashion and style. From baggy jeans and oversized jackets to high-tops and bling, witness how clothing choices have made bold statements about identity and culture.
  • Breaking Barriers: Delve into the socio-political impact of hip hop. Through interactive displays and thought-provoking installations, examine how hip hop has provided a platform for marginalized voices to be heard and has tackled important issues.
  • Dynamic Dance: Experience the energy of hip hop dance forms through video projections and live performances during specific exhibit hours. Witness the fusion of movement and rhythm that has captivated audiences around the world.

Opening Reception:Join us on November 1st for an electrifying evening of art, culture, and community. The opening reception coincides with the Afrotech Kickoff Block Party, creating a synergistic celebration of technology, innovation, and artistic expression. Enjoy live DJ sets, dance showcases, and engaging conversations with key figures from the hip hop community.

Exhibit Details:

  • Dates: November 1st to November 26th
  • Location: [Venue Name, Address]
  • Opening Reception: November 1st, [Time] during the Afrotech Kickoff Block Party
  • Ticket Information: Tickets can be purchased online or at the venue. Special packages available for group visits and students.

"Eternal Grooves: 50 Years of Hip Hop" invites you to explore the roots, rhythms, and revolutions that have defined the genre. Join us as we honor the past, embrace the present, and look forward to the future of hip hop.

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