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Architects of Hip Hop

Presented by Withrow Common Gallery, a CNE Associate Venue at Withrow Common Gallery, a CNE Associate Venue, Toronto ON

Apr 28 2023
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Jul 01 2023
Architects of Hip Hop

In alliance with the 50th Anniversary for Hip Hop, Contact Photography Festival, the Withrow Common Gallery, a CNE Association Venue will feature the legacy Conceptual Contemporary Fine Art Photography of Sheinina Raj.

Opens: April 28 / Closes: Canada Day, July 1, 2023.

Sheinina Lolita Raj’s professional career began in the 1998 when she moved from Vancouver to Toronto. As an artist whose primary discipline is photography Sheinina turned to the music industry. “I wanted to collaborate with artists expressing in sound and enhance their voice through visual art.” Sheinina contacted the Art Director of Access Music magazine, who gave her a shot. Sheinina photographed Michie Mee for the cover and the ... view more »

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In alliance with the 50th Anniversary for Hip Hop, Contact Photography Festival, Doors Open Toronto and Multiculturalism Day, the Withrow Common Gallery, a CNE Association Venue will feature the legacy Conceptual Contemporary Fine Art Photography of the internationally awarded and critically acclaimed Artist Sheinina Lolita Raj.

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 27, 6-9pm.

Opens: April 28 / Closes: Canada Day, July 1, 2023.

Sheinina Lolita Raj’s professional career began in the 1998 when she moved from Vancouver to Toronto. As an artist whose primary discipline is photography Sheinina turned to the music industry. “I wanted to collaborate with artists expressing in sound and enhance their voice through visual art.” Sheinina contacted the Art Director of Access Music magazine, who gave her a shot. Sheinina photographed Michie Mee for the cover and the Architects of Hip Hop that included, The Circle, Kardinal, Choclair, Rascalz and Saukrates for the feature. The groundbreaking conceptual contemporary fine art photography launched Sheinina’s career as a Hip Hop photographer. She continued to work in the emerging genre and created album art for Maestro Fresh Wes, Ghetto Concept, 2Rude, Baby Blue Sound Crew and Blacklisted. Sheinina’s Hip Hop photography has been published by LA Rap Pages, The Source, Wall Street International, Toronto Now, Globe and Mail.

Learn more about Sheinina's work at www.architectsofhiphop.com

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Withrow Common Gallery, a CNE Associate Venue

200 Princes' Blvd., Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

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