Hassan Hajjaj: "My Rock Stars Experimental -- Live"
Date(s) - 10/11/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$12.50 – $25 USD
Godstar Hollywood Mother
This live performance installation by Hassan Hajjaj of “My Rock Stars Experimental” includes six performances by a diverse international array of musicians. Styled by the artist, including fashion that he has designed himself, Hassan’s chosen “Rock Stars” will perform his projected installation of the famous “My Rocks Stars” series live on stage for the first time, in front of a backdrop of textiles that recreates the unique framing of his portraits. Hassan continues his style of personally selected traditional fabrics, as well as clothes and shoes he designs himself that are handmade by Moroccan artisans or sourced in local markets. The musicians bridge the culture gap between now and then, us and them, reflecting a fusion of Moroccan craftsmanship and contemporary performance. “My Rock Stars Experimental — Live” includes performances by Afrikan Boy, a grime MC based in London and originally from Nigeria; contemporary African acoustic jazz-folk-soul singer-songwriter Bumi, whose sound is inspired by her multicultural heritage; artists, musicians, and sisters Abimaro & Lakwena; Simo Lagnawi The Gnawa Berber (Riverboat), a Moroccan Berber now settled in the UK who is steeped in the Gnawa trance music of north Africa; and Marques Toliver a songwriter, producer, violinist, and vocalist from Daytona Beach, Florida.