Vault Works Presents Exhibition and Book Signing with Hip-Hop’s Most Prominent Columnist on October 7



originally published: 09/30/2021

(NEW YORK, NY) – Vault Works presents an exhibit and autograph session with Ernie Paniccioli, the most prominent hip hop columnist on Thursday, October 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Heritage (98 Orchard Street) in New York. His book, Hip-hop at the end of the world contains photos of top artists throughout his career.

Filled with over 250 artist images including Ice Cube, The Notorious BIG, LL Cool J, Naughty by Nature, Public Enemy, 50 Cent, NWA, Snoop Dogg, Lil ‘Kim, Flavor Flav, Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah, TLC , many that have never been published before, this book is fast becoming the new bible of hip-hop photography.

Paniccioli is the author of “Hip Hop at the End of the World” and “Who Shot Ya? He made his first foray into culture in 1973 when he began capturing the ubiquitous graffiti art that dominates New York City. Armed with a 35-millimeter camera, Paniccioli recorded all the evolution of Hip Hop. Paniccioli, himself a Native American, is known for his special sense of capturing people and communities ignored or misunderstood by the American mainstream. Starting with taking photos (an invaluable story) of graffiti art in 1973 in New York City, he evolved into the painterly archaeologist of Hip Hop just as James Van Der Zee did for Harlem in the years. 1920 and the monumental engravings of Edward S. Curtis did so for Aboriginal peoples. from North America.

Ernie is considered by the Hip Hop community as their first American photographer. He is also inducted into the Hip Hop Hall of Fame, recipient of the Zulu Nation Human Soul Award, creator of “The Other Side of Hip Hop” – named best documentary in 2007 – and has works featured in the famous Hip Hop collection of the Cornell University. . Some of the most famous ones captured by his lens include John F. Kennedy, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Carter, Liza Minelli, Andy Warhol, Michael Jackson, Notorious Big, Michael Jordan, Britney Spears, Aaliyah, Tupac, Jay Z, Run DMZ and the Dalai Lama, the list is endless. When asked which of her photos is her favorite, Ernie replies… “My favorite photo is this.”

VaultWorks is a minority-owned media company that celebrates artistic and archival content, including photography, film, audio, art and artifacts. Our mission is to bring untold and neglected stories of our collective cultural history to life and to shine a light on the founding artists who created and captured them. We do this through archival asset management, event production, and other traditional and non-traditional means of media production.

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