The Blueprint (Research)
The Blueprint (Research)
The Blueprint (Research)
The Blueprint (Research)

NADA House NYC

The Blueprint (Research)

2020

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Medium: Books, Magazines, Zine, Board game, Stamps, Records, Metal Bookends, Wood, Metal Brackets
Object #: TO-37 
On view: Nada House NY (2021)

Through the filter of legendary Bronx rapper KRS-One, the study explores the aesthetic and socio-political strides of Black cultural empowerment within tyrannical 1980s NYC and national & international politics.

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List of pieces include:
Books:
Black Power, Stokely Carmichael; Paperback 1967
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, 1981

Homeless Not Helpless, Barbara Paschke, 1988
Visions and Nightmares, Robert Lekachman, 1987
Greed Is Not Enough Reaganomics,Robert Lekachman, 1982
The Assassination of New York, Robert Fitch, 1996
Getting Up: Subway Graffiti in New York, Craig Castleman, 1984
Nationalism, Rabindranath Tagore, 1917/52

Magazines:
New York Magazine 1988 aug 29 BEGGARS' ARMY
New York Magazine, 1979 APRIL 23 ,  BLACK POWER IN CRISIS
Advocate, May 10 1988, Issue 498, Jesse Jackson
Life Magazine, Children of a Hare Krishna Commune, April 1980

Zines:
Krishna On Chanting Hare Krishna, A.C.Bhakthi Vedanta Swami, 2012
ThisOnly, KRS-One/Kerala 1957; zine, December 2020 


Records:
Boogie Down Productions-KRS-ONE; Vinyl (Autographed)-Loves Gonna Getcha, 1990
Boogie Down Productions - Edutainment;  Vinyl, 1990
Boogie Down Productions - Ghetto Music: The Blueprint Of Hip Hop;  Vinyl, 1989
Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded Vinyl, 1987
KRS One ‎– KRS One Vinyl, 1995
KRS-One, RETURN OF THE BOOM BAP Vinyl, 1993

Boardgames:
REAGANOMICS Board Game, full set, 1981

Stamps:
Hare Krishna - Reproduction stamp sheet