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Chinese American Museum
425 N Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, California 90012
Join us for the opening reception of the exhibition with live performances by the Beat Junkie Institute of Sound, Jason Chu, and SETI X.
Due to limited capacity this is a ticketed event via Eventbrite.
Don't Believe the Hype: LA Asian Americans in Hip Hop looks into hip hop in the greater Los Angeles region as a site of resistance, refuge, and reinvention for today's Asian American communities. The exhibition will include site-specific murals as immersive environments by famed hip hop graffiti and mural artists as well as paintings, photographs, audio/video installations and historical ephemera. Opens May 18, 2018 through November 4, 2018. Featured artists include B+, Jason Chu, Defer, Gajin Fujita, Hueman, Kenny Kong, Nisha Sethi, Farah Sosa, SETI X, Shark Toof, Swank One, Erin Yoshi, DJ Rhettmatic, DJ Babu, Culture Shock Los Angeles, and the Beat Junkie Institute of Sound.
Image: Gajin Fujita, And What! (Fujin), spray paint, Mean Streaks paint markers, 12k white gold and 24k gold on wood panel, 2017, courtesy of the artist and LA Louver Gallery.