Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Scratch Night: Geo: ‘Rappers W/ Cameras’ at Town Hall

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free, but reservations are required.

Arts & Culture, In-Residence, Music

Geo credit Canh SoloThe premise behind Geo’s collaborative photography project Rappers W/ Cameras is inspiringly simple: “We are not photographers. We are rappers. With cameras.” And the backstory is just as cool: A while back, Geo began working with fellow Seattle rapper Thig Natural (The Physics)—initially just on a handful of songs, until they discovered a mutual interest in photography, particularly analog film cameras. Before long, they started hosting Rappers W/ Cameras parties at their studio to showcase their work to friends and to show music videos in progress. After a few parties, they published the first of their photo zines (also titled Rappers W/ Cameras). And now, on a larger scale (and stage), this “interactive multimedia fiesta” features an unveiling of photos from their upcoming zine, themed around personalities in the Seattle hip-hop scene; a live discussion with the two rappers; a sneak peek at music works-in-progress; music spun by DJ Daps1; and a portrait room. Presented by Town Hall as part of its Artist/Scholar in Residence series. Town Hall’s Residence program is funded, in part, by The Wallace Foundation and the Washington State Arts Commission. Media sponsorship provided by The Stranger’s A&P.
Admission is free, but reservations are required,  at or 888/377-4510 and at the door beginning at 6:30 pm. Town Hall members receive priority seating. Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue.

This entry was posted in Arts & Culture, In-Residence, Music and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

2 Trackbacks

  1. [...] Rappers W/ Cameras: Scratch Night. A collaborative photography project with Geo and Thig Natural. This “interactive multimedia fest” features an unveiling of photos, a live discussion with the rappers, a sneak peek at music works-in-progress and a portrait room. Free with reservation. Town Hall, 7:30 – 9p. [...]

  2. [...] Photography: Scratch Night: Geo: ‘Rappers W/ Cameras’ at Town Hall Seattle | Themed around personalities in the Seattle hip-hop scene, Free (more info) [...]

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Other Arts & Culture, In-Residence, Music Events

    Jess Walter with Mary Ann Gwinn: LitCrawl Seattle

    Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:00 – 7:00pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free.

    Chris Guillebeau: Finding Happiness in Life

    Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free; registration required.

    **SOLD OUT** Neal Stephenson and Cory Doctorow with Ed Finn: Reigniting Society’s Ambition with Science Fiction

    Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

  • member button-02

  • email-tile

  • Calendar

  • Town Hall News

    • Partner Profile: Early Music Guild

      When David Brewster founded Town Hall Seattle in 1998, he envisioned a home for small and mid-sized arts organizations—specifically, Seattle’s Early Music Guild, which became one of Town Hall’s first presenting partners.

    • Hearing Loops

      Town Hall’s commitment to accessibility is at the forefront of what we do, and this season features a new step toward inclusion: the installation of hearing loop technology in the Great Hall and downstairs, to enhance the hearing loss community’s experience at Town Hall events.

    • Staff Spotlight: Edward Wolcher, Curator, Community Programs

      Edward Wolcher started out as a house manager at Town Hall five years ago, and this season he’s putting his passion for political activism, literature, and art to work in the newly-created position of Curator, Community Programs. In his new role, he’s focused on working with audiences and community organizations and fostering dialogue and engagement […]