Archiv für den Monat: März 2017

The New York Times – Gangs of L.A.

LOS ANGELES — What happened to the “gangbanger,” the figure who ruled hip-hop — and, seemingly, the streets of America’s cities — from the late 1980s to the end of the millennium? Americans projected their racial and social anxieties onto this figure, inflating him into a “superpredator,” fuel for the tough-on-crime policies of the ’90s. By the turn of the century, though, the gangbanger’s power waned in our imaginations, drained by the exploitation of the entertainment industry and by the fact that so many actual gang members had been swept into prison.

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LFI – Berlin Noir

The exhibition BERLIN NOIR – Pictures of a City from 1978 to 2016 with works by Miron Zownir will be open at the Hardhitta Gallery in Cologne from 28 March to 27 May 2017. Zownir is widely regarded as one of the most radical representatives of contemporary photography. The artist will be attending the opening reception, which takes place on 25 March from 18.00 to 21.00.

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