What follows is an excerpt from Stone’s further thoughts on Headroom and the cultural climate in which he was created, from his point of view… Continue reading
Yo, m8, go!
Sometimes people ask “why is rap so angry?” When hip hop artists speak candidly of the misery and hardships of their youths, it is not hard to understand why. But hip hop is a whole lot more than the expression of rage. As with other kinds of protest poetry and art, it offers the affirmative refusal to be defeated; it offers sharp social critique and satire; it offers solidarity with embattled others; it offers the inspiring expression of individual and collective aspirations.
Behind the scenes at the ICA, this Friday’s Culture Now with Andrew Weatherall in conversation with Emma Warren will be followed by a signing of a new limited edition lino print. The prints are signed, numbered and available exclusively on the day in the ICA Studio (closed to non-members/ticketholders during the event). Continue reading