Photography by Mike Schreiber
Curated by Rebecca Pietri
Music curation by Belinda Becker
March 21 - April 15th 2018
Opening Reception : March 23rd 6-9pm
+81 Gallery : 167 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
Hours : Wednesday - Sunday 12-7pm
First featured in the book "True Hip-Hop," in 2010, these mostly black and white images are of some of the most seminal people in Hip-Hop. Rebecca Pietri revisited these images for this current exhibit with music curation by Belinda Becker.
Mike Schreiber is a self–taught New York photographer with a degree in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut. His work has been featured in Esquire magazine, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, Vibe, and XXL. His photos capture the essence of a cultural life with a perspective that is honest in its raw and gritty tone.
His first book, “True Hip-Hop” was released in 2010 and he has had solo shows in NY, London, Paris, Atlanta, Chicago and Miami.
Mike Schreiber is currently working on a new series of books set to be released later in 2018.
Rebecca Pietri is an influential fashion stylist, writer and curator.She is a freelance fashion writer for the New York Times, regularly contributing to “The Look“ section. A long time stylist for many high profile artists and performers, her clients range from corporations such as Live Nation, Sony, Universal Def Jam, NBC, MTV, and VH1 to celebrity clients: Jay Z, Kanye West and a decade long collaboration with Questlove and The Roots. She consults privately for select clients between New York City and Los Angeles.
Recently profiled in The New York Times, Belinda Becker is a DJ, dancer, writer and actor. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Belinda is well known on the NYC DJ scene and has been inducted into Paper Magazine's Hall of Fame. She has spun at such NYC venues as Nell’s, La Esquina, and Spur Tree. Presently, she has monthly residencies at Jimmy at the James Hotel, the Skylark Lounge and The Lamb's Club.
TRUE HIP-HOP SOUNDTRACK ON SPOTIFY : BELINDA BECKER
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