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Total Chaos: The Aesthetics of Hip-Hop

Thursday May 31, 2007 7:00PM This is a past program
The new book Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop argues that hip-hop is bigger than simply rap music; it is one of the most important arts movements of the past two decades. Join the book’s editor Jeff Chang; hip-hop feminist/journalist/writer Joan Morgan; hip-hop theater artist/ poet/radio host/political activist Jerry Quickley; egotrip member/ artist/graphic designer Brent Rollins; and photographer/documentary filmmaker/video director/author Brian “B+” Cross for a conversation about the aesthetics of hip-hop, its past, present, and future.

This event is produced as part of the Total Chaos Hip-Hop Forum Series and is supported in part by a grant from the Ford Foundation. 


Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, and an anonymous donor.