January 28, 2010


We would love to see this exhibition is South Africa as it has some footage from our country. Happening this week in L.A

HVW8 Art & Design Gallery, Union LA & Frolab present a photo exhibition entitled MOS DEF: ECSTATIC MOMENTS. Photographer, filmmaker, visionist Cognito showcases rare performance and behind-the-scenes images captured during the two year journey of making and supporting the June 2009 release of The Ecstatic (iTunes) This special one-week exhibition features candid photographs of Mos Def, including images from visits to the Cape of Great Hope, South Africa, performing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a powerful series of US Summer Tour “end-of-the-night posse shots” featuring such artists as Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, and even a surprise guest appearance by the legendary Shuggie Otis.

The exhibition will be open to the public from January 30, 2010 through February 6, 2010
at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, located at 661 N. Spaulding Ave., Los Angeles CA.
RSVP here for 01/29 VIP opening reception (7-11pm)

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