Music festival

Translating Hip Hop - Opening

Thu, Nov 10, 2011
7 pm
Free admission

Welcome by Jörg Süßenbach (project partner Goethe-Institut) and Bernd Scherer director Haus der Kulturen der Welt)

Lecture Tricia Rose: „Translating Black Noise – the global journey of Hip Hop culture“ and talk with Joe Conzo, Susanne Stemmler, Detlef Diederichsen


Born in the Bronx in 1963, Joe Conzo is considered the first photographer of the Hip Hop scene.

Tricia Rose specializes in 20th century African-American culture and politics, social thought, popular culture and gender issues. She is the author of the seminal “Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America”.

Susanne Stemmler holds a PhD in literature. She was Fellow of the German Research Foundation at the Center for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin/New York and worked on “Hip-hop. The transcultural aesthetics of performance” for which she conducted fieldwork in the Bronx and Harlem.

Jörg Süßenbach Jörg Süßenbach studied music and worked as a musician and music teacher. Since 2004 he has been in charge of the music division at the Goethe-Institut. He lives and works in Munich.