'If Hip Hop Had a Face' happening...NOW!

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Top row: Kwame Delfish, Georgia Fullerton, Gabrielle Lasporte
Middle row: Cheryl Rock, Lindsay Bess, Melissa Doldron
Kneeling, clockwise from right: Peterson Joseph, Quentin Vercetty, Danilo McDowell-McCallum, Kalkidan Assefa, Nicholas Dabideen

Peace World...

I'm still coming down from the whirlwind high of this past weekend. 'If Hip Hop Had a Face' was the first show I've ever co-curated along with the other 3 founding members of the AboutFace Artist Collective, Gabrielle Lasporte, Melissa Doldron and Lindsay Bess. Despite the fog, the night was LIVE. The turnout was great, the soundtrack provided by DJ Sean Sax was what every true head dreams about, and for about 15 minutes spoken word poet and artist Quentin Vercetty had the packed house in the palm of his hand as he kicked some realness...

We were also able to give part of the evenings proceeds to UNITY, a local youth led charity dedicated to showing youth how using positive forms of artistic self-expression leads to making positive life choices, so shout-outs to them! Click the link, check them out.

You can see photos from the opening night by clicking here...Please join the AboutFace Artist Collective fanpage on Facebook to keep up to date on future events...

Lastly, my sincerest thanks to everybody who braved the fog to make it a night to remember, and special thanks to DJ Sean Sax, Winchester Lao, Laule Milan, Bruce at Proper Reserve, Riksha for the photos and of course all the artists...big-up yourselves!

The exhibit will be on for the next 2 weeks at Proper Reserve, 498 Queen St. West, Toronto so go check it out!