SLFEMP 1999-2017 | Mike Frost
This event featured a 1000 image slideshow documenting Houston's underground rap culture and panel discussion with Mike Frost, a photographer and graphic designer who has defined the image and branding of rap and hip hop albums in Texas and beyond, and guests Paul Wall, Brandon Holley, Orbit, G-Dash, and Michael "5000" Watts of the Swishahouse. This event celebrated the induction of the SLFEMP/Mike Frost collection into CERCL's Hip Hop archive in the Woodson Research Center Special Collections and University Archives in Rice’s Fondren Library.
The event was part of Moody Center for the Arts Dimensions Variable, a full day of programming held in conjunction with Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star. Dimensions Variable brings together a wide range of arts, from music and design to fashion and performance, all in conversation with the exhibition on view.