Street partying with loudspeakers introduced mobile disco and dancehall dancing in island’s routine. These celebrations were advertised through hand-painted posters that announce the dancehalls and sound systems but they were considered illegal by local authorities who used to seize and destroy them. This rich material represents visual and linguistic heritage and has been collected by Jamaican producer Maxine in the last 15 years.
Capítulo de la muestra:
Sound The System!
The true musical instrument of Jamaica
© Foto: Marina Burity, Cortesía de SESC
15 marzo - 26 agosto 2018, Sesc 24 de Maio, San Pablo, Brasil. Curador: Sébastien Carayol. Una exposición de la Cité de la Musique - Philharmonie de Paris, producida y presentada por Sesc San Pablo.