HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984 by Martha CooperHIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984 by Martha Cooper

HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984

byMartha Cooper

Paperback | March 19, 2013

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Martha Cooper has the reputation of beeing the first and foremost photographer of emering Hip Hop culture in New York City. Her book, HIP HOP FILES - Photographs 1979-1984, makes a significant part of her extensive and unique archive accessible for the first time. The book documents the beginning of the phenomenon, now known as Hip Hop. The publication of many of her photos in the early ´80s, disseminated the culture both at home and abroad.Along with the photos are quotes and statements from the people appearing in them. The book celebrates its 10th birthday in 2014 and was published in three different languages: german, english and french.The book includes a thoughtful introduction by ZEPHYR as well as essays by CHARLIE AHEARN; PATTI ASTOR and POPMASTER FABEL, participants in the early Hip Hop scene.
Title:HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 11 × 8 × 1 inPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:FROM HERE TO FAMELanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3937946462

ISBN - 13:9783937946467

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"Marty´s pictures capture the exact moment when Hip Hop traveled from Bronx uptown, downtown to the Manhatten nightclub and gallery scene. The photos and movies were suddenly in the works and "discovered" by the press/through her pictures) and then seen by the rest of the world." Charly Ahearn