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The Sound of Light : Reflections on Art History in the Visual Culture of Hip-Hop

@inproceedings{Gaines2010TheSO,
  title={The Sound of Light : Reflections on Art History in the Visual Culture of Hip-Hop},
  author={Malik Gaines},
  year={2010}
}
hi May 2008, the Detroit News reported on a spectacular local high school prom entrance. A young African American woman hired photographei^s, at the cost of approximately six thousand dollars, to enact the part of paparazzi to make her feel, as she put it, "like a star" amid the flashes of their cameras.' A photograph of the event, which concentrates more on the paparazzi than on the young couple or their RcilLs-Royce, brings into focus why the yoimg prom goers likely .staged such an enUance… Expand
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