[…] in all cultures of the past […] where the rituals combined many kinds of arts and other events, and after that in all great civilisations such as those of Greece, China, India, Egypt and more recent ones, we always … Continue reading John G. Papaioannou – the multimedia art vision
Moodymann in a psychogeographical journey across his hometown. The 1967 riots sampled and served in prescient tunes… Continue reading Det.riot
Oh, the motor city’s burnin’ It ain’t no thing in the world that I can do Don’t ya know Don’t ya know the big D is burnin’? Ain’t no thing in the world that Johnny can do My home town … Continue reading the big D is burnin
Beyond any doubt, FESTAC was a major cultural event charged with political connotations.
The World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture started as a mere idea in Paris in 1956, where the Paris-based Pan-African Cultural Society summoned a meeting of writers and artists to discuss the “resurgence” of the African culture. Continue reading “Black World Festival: Festac’ 77”
Dj Premier – Malcom McLaren and Africa Bambaata around the corner No words. Just Music. R.I.P Malcom McLaren Continue reading Dj Premier ∩ Malcom McLaren
A most eloquent description of the 1977 New York City Blackout from the Emmy-nominated documentary NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell (Henry Corra – 2007). The film tells the story of an astonishing period when creation came out of chaos: in … Continue reading Urban Riots # NY77