Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop
On August 11, 2023, hip-hop is 50 years old. To celebrate, the American photo exhibition 'Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop' is on view for the first time in Europe from 11 - 26th of August at the Ferro Gashouder in Rotterdam. As well as iconic photography that brought hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage, the exhibition features exclusive and unedited contact sheets, including Barron Claiborne's famous Notorious B.I.G. portraits and Janette Beckman's image-defining photos of Salt-n-Pepa. Make sure you don’t miss the talks, parties and live shows during the opening weekend on the 11th and 12th of August. For tickets visit: https://www.ferrogashouder.nl/
Photo credit: Barron Claiborne 1997, Biggie Smalls, King of New York.