Basquiat and Hip Hop

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Photo of Jean Michel Basquiat dancing in the Mudd Club

Acclaimed poet Christian Campbell addresses Basquiat’s early graffiti experiments as SAMO©.

Christian Campbell’s talk is followed by a discussion centred on the burgeoning hip hop, rap and graffiti scenes of the late 1970s and 1980s.

Supported by Cockayne Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of the London Community Foundation. 

Frobisher Auditorium 1