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Kunsthal Rotterdam: STREET DREAMS How Hiphop Took over Fashion

In collaboration with the HipHopHuis and guest curator Lee Stuart, the Kunsthal Rotterdam presents an exhibition about hip-hop and its influence on fashion and lifestyle. Hip-hop is THE youth culture of choice, dominating the charts as well as the world-wide street scene – from a source of inspiration for high fashion brands to making sportswear more accepted for everyday attire.

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Vice: Als New York noch aufregend, hedonistisch und bezahlbar war

Eigentlich war es Zufall, dass Miron Zownir mit dem Fotografieren anfing. Ende der 1970er war er von Karlsruhe nach Westberlin gezogen. Von zwei Filmhochschulen abgelehnt, lieh er sich die Kamera seiner damaligen Freundin aus und fing an, Sexclubs, Drogenabsteigen und das Nachtleben zu fotografieren. Zownir war beeindruckt vom Geist des Punk. Er hielt mit seinen Fotos eine utopische Vision von Anarchie und nihilistischer Selbstzerstörung fest.

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Vice: Underground Photos From New York’s Seediest Years

In Zownir’s pictures, we see the people who often fall through the cracks from the eye of one who understands the struggle and pays respect in the tradition of Bruce Davidson, Nan Goldin, and Larry Clark. In advance of a presentation of his work by Galerie Bene Taschen during Photo London (May 16-19), Zownir takes us on an incredible journey though the New York underground.

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The Gordon Parks Foundation: Jamel Shabazz – Honor and Dignity

Jamel Shabazz is one of New York’s most innovative street photographers. For the past forty years, he has documented the cultural vibrancy of the city’s black and brown communities. This exhibition offers a concise view of Shabazz’s wide-ranging work, from photographs of musicians and teenagers radiating with hip-hop style to members of the military and participants in religious and political gatherings.

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Le Figaro: Pionnier du streetstyle

Il est rare dans les médias, s’est toujours tenu à l’écart de la mode et, pourtant, ses images continuent d’influencer les créateurs. L’Américain Jamel Shabazz est sorti dernièrement de sa réserve et a repris son appareil photo pour signer la campagne publicitaire des jeans Lee, inspirée de son livre de référence Back in The Days.

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Los Angeles Times: Photoville L.A.

Photoville, New York’s largest photography event, is rolling into Los Angeles for the first time in late April. The free pop-up photography festival will rise in a veritable village of repurposed shipping containers, immersive photo cubes and giant LED boxes at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City.

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