Join us for a celebration of local hip-hop culture on 15 February 2024, from 10am to 7pm. Enjoy a dynamic day of networking, talks with local experts, breakdance performances and art. Discover the rich diversity and creativity of our community.
- 10 AM to 2 PM at the Tinkering Lab (CRX 220)- Experience hip hop in a unique gaming format. Exciting games will be featured such as DJ Hero, Floor Kids, and Kingspray, offering you a chance to immerse yourself in the rhythm and creativity of hip hop.
Throughout the day, you can groove to hip hop beats and immerse yourself in captivating visuals in the University Center, creating an atmosphere that embodies the essence of this dynamic culture.
Awad Ibrahim, Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence and a Hip Hop Scholar;
Le Flo Franco, a musical artist;
Andy Akangah, founder and CEO of Akarts, a small company that celebrates their passion for hip-hop through the art and storytelling of comics and manga;
Adrienne Coddett, a community organizer, radio host and educator.
The discussion will be expertly moderated by Rachelle Dickenson, Curator at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG).