Okay Fam... We really need your support in our community Arts effort for a HipHop "Stop the Violence" movement. Please check out the Kick Starter campaign we put up and donate to a cause that is giving back to your community. AeroSoul 3 will be the Historic Healing event it needs to be with your financial support. There are also some wonderful gift incentives listed on the site. HipHop Lives!
AeroSoul Artist Kufu1 and Refa1 speak about the growing AeroSoul Movement and the annual AeroSoul Festival Conference on KPFA Radio. Thanks to Radio Host Davey D AeroSoul was able to come on air and discuss the importance of the HipHip Pedagogy and writing Culture. Kufu and Refa tackled such topics as youth violence,toxic media and the need for Black and Brown Unity through the Arts. Listen in to the critical interview on KPFA's Morning Mix.
Support AeroSoul during it's fund drive for our July 13th Free Community Festival. Your Donations are needed for us to do the community work we do. http://www.aerosoulart.com/supportcontact.html
Tune in to the interview at the 35Minute mark. Enjoy! http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/79773
That’s right ‘chall… AeroSoul, the world’s most comprehensive body of work focusing on the African/Black experience in Spray Can Writing Culture is coming to SanFrancisco California this summer July 13th-15th. The Exhibit will break historical ground at the prestigious African American Art & Culture Complex in San Francisco’s Fillmore district. 2012 marks the 3rd year for this annual Pan-African Spray Can Art Festival. AeroSoul 3, “From Khemet to Aztlan” will feature a body of work accentuating the African presence in art from Ancient Africa to the early African presence in the western hemisphere through the style lens of HipHop Calligraphy and iconography. This collection work and artifacts will represent some of the worlds most skilled muralist and illustrators in the African Diaspora. Aerosoul3 will chart the historic evolution of Spray Can Writing Culture from it’s East Coast(New York City/Philadelphia) origins to it’s style successors world wide through the narrative of the African experience. Artist from across the United States, Europe and West Africa will converge for this annual festival to celebrate the African Legacy in Spray Can Writing Culture as well as joining together to paint a Mural in the tradition of the HipHop genre. The Gallery exhibit will run a full 6 month period from July 2012-February 2013. During the Opening weekend an Artist panel from around the globe as well as representatives from different dynastic periods will speak about the state of the art and their rich experience. This year AeroSoul 3 is proud present the Youth edition of the exhibit that will run congruently at the AAACC. The Youth show will highlight the young and upcoming masters of the craft that have been engaged in programs provided by AeroSoul Art instructors. The AeroSoul line up is very impressive this year with a cast of writers from NewYorks 1970’s & 80's era, Riff170, Slave TF5, Butch2,Tean TMT, Kade TMT,Chain3,Skeme, Shame125, Sak MBT, and Soon1 to name a few. Mark your calendars folks, this historic event to promote the legacy of writing culture and end youth violence through art is not to be missed. For more info go to www.AeroSoulArt.com and www.AAACC.org http://www.facebook.com/Aerosoulart
AeroSoul is a community institution and Cultural resource developed to promote the legacy and rich history of the African Diaspora's contribution to Writing Culture. AeroSoul is also a Movement built to seed struggling communities of color with public Art created through the HipHop medium. This site is designed to promote youth advocacy through HipHop's first element. Passing on Writing's rich traditions to youth insures that our Cultural Rituals have the Power to Free our collective Minds & Spirits.