Articles tagged with: Fahamu Pecou
In exhibition GRAV·I·TY, Fahamu Pecou uses the trend of “saggin” (the style which sees young men wearing pants well below their waist) as an allegory to talk about Black male mobility and agency.
Grammy Nominated soul man Anthony David and award winning visual artist Fahamu Pecou host a benefit showcase for Ayodele Murphy.
A3C, Fahamu Pecou Art, Flux Projects and High Gravity Hip Hop present ALL DAT GLITTERS AINT GOALS. After critically acclaimed presentations in New York, South Carolina, Austin & Houston, TX, ADG premieres for the first time in ATLANTA! This event will feature the art and the first ever LIVE PERFORMANCE of music from the EP!
Edward M. Garnes, Jr. coined Anthony David “the Bill Withers of hip-hop soul” well over a decade ago. In the time following his penning of David’s print debut, the respected scribe and genre-blurring soul man have forged a bond based on mutual respect and a deep love of the arts. Now, the talented artists are joining forces for an unabashed series of campus dialogues entitled Sweet Tea Ethics. Specifically targeting college students, the interactive sessions will confront hot bed issues and also feature lively freestyles on topics posed by audience members. Official tour dates TBA.
Fahamu Pecou presents “HEIR CONDITIONING” featuring stic.man of dead prez and Okorie Johnson on cello. The latest single from Pecou’s ALL DAT GLITTERS AINT GOALS The EP (Produced by ILLASTRATE): celebrates Black fathers and sons, an image often overlooked and under-acknowledged in society.
Sumter County Gallery Of Art Presents Native Sun: Fahamu Pecou 2009-Now.
Ed Garnes, Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes recruited some of his artsy crew for a power panel as music/culture insiders use the images of Todd Gray, The King of Pop’s personal photographer from 1979-1984, to examine race and identity in the life of legend Michael Jackson. Featured panelists include Sheila Pree Bright (artist/panel moderator), Erin Harper (pop culture writer), Fahamu Pecou (visual performance artist/cultural critic).
In 2011, Fahamu Pecou began developing the next phase of this body of work under the title “If Heaven had Heights..”. “If Heavens…” looks at the faulty media representations of masculinity projected at young black males. The works in this series, which include; paintings, drawings, experimental animations, video and performance, challenge popular constructs of black masculinity as seen in contemporary music, film and other forms of entertainment.
In an exclusive interview with From Afros To Shelltoes, Killer Mike and Fahamu Pecou explain how their artistic love fest will change the game.
Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes and CNN Money Contributor Clyde Anderson discuss the importance of Rising Sons Lounge to the city of Atlanta. http://risingsonslounge.tumblr.com
Fahamu Pecou presents another funky good time with Yo Karaoke’s Soul Train Tribute Wednesday February 8, 2012 at Atlanta’s Pal’s Lounge (254 Auburn Ave).
Fahamu Pecou, acclaimed artist and culture critic has issued a petition to George Lucas and LUCASFILM to demand that proceeds from the recent release, “Red Tails” be donated to radio/film/television departments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.