The collective Hip Hop Photography presents REWIND at Late Night ICP, an evening of hip-hop music and throwback photos, engaged conversation, book signings, drinks, and creative karaoke. Featuring sets by DJ Misbehaviour and DJ Operator EMZ.

Martha Cooper, Janette Beckman, and Joe Conzo, founders of the collective Hip Hop Photography, kick off the evening in the ICP Library with a conversation led by photography archivist and curator Julie Grahame, on recent publications and projects and the founding of their photo collective. The trio will then participate in a live photo-sharing performance called ‘creative karaoke” led by Dj Misbehaviour and DJ Operator EMZ. Round out the evening with a book signing of recent releases, Martha Cooper’s Spray Nation, Janette Beckman’s, Rebels: From Punk to Dior, and Joe Conzo's Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop.


6-9 PM

Dj Misbehaviour and DJ Operator EMZ

6:30 PM

In Conversation—Hip Hop Photography

7:15 PM

REWIND Creative Karaoke

8:00 PM

Book Signings—Martha Cooper, Spray Nation, Janette Beckman, Rebels: From Punk to Dior, Joe Conzo, Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop.

About our Partner

Hip Hop Photography is a collective led by photographers Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo and Martha Cooper founded to protect the photographs, artistry, subjects and the hip-hop experience by standardizing fair terms of their image use.

Image: Martha Cooper, Wall painted by Sharp and Revolt for Charlie Ahearn's movie, "Wild Style," Riverside Park, Manhattan 1982