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Publication Date



artists' books, Baker & Whitehill Annual Student Artists' Book Contest, sixth


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Experimental and Foundation Studies

Faculty / Course

Judy Maloney

Materials + Techniques

Digital printed, fine art paper

Student Narrative

As a break-dancer myself, I want to talk about the history of break dancing in the project. The scenes displayed are developed from the movie "Beat Street" in 1984, in which Rock Steady Crew (blue) won the battle against New York City Breakers (red). By combining text from interviews of dancers in the movie in the 21st century, I try to address the context where street dancers grow up in 1970s and 1980s.

From Bronx-boys to Break-boys



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