Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Public Opening | Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 – Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM


Join us to celebrate Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lensesa two-part interdisciplinary exhibition orbiting around the legacy of the late Houston legend DJ Screw. The first section of Slowed and Throwed features unconventional photography and new media produced by strategies paralleling the musical methods of the innovative DJ. Serving as the physical and conceptual core of Slowed and Throwed is a nesting exhibition of DJ Screw archival materials.

For a private first look at the exhibition with remarks from Patricia Restrepo, Exhibitions Manager and Assistant Curator, along with selected participating artists, email membership@camh.org or click here to become a Member.

Slowed and Throwed is curated by Patricia Restrepo, Exhibitions Manager and Assistant Curator at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; alongside guest curators Big Bubb, Owner of Screwed Up Records & Tapes; and E.S.G., rapper and member of the Screwed Up Click. The exhibition’s research advisors are Julie Grob, Coordinator for Instruction and Curator of Houston Hip Hop Research Collection at the University of Houston Libraries, and Rocky Rockett, independent hip hop educator.

Participating artists:
B. Anele, Rabéa Ballin, Tay Butler, Jimmy Castillo, Jamal Cyrus, Robert Hodge, Shana Hoehn, Tomashi Jackson, Ann Johnson, Devin Kenny, Liss LaFleur, Karen Navarro, Ayannah Jolivet McCloud, Sondra Perry, and Charisse Pearlina Weston

Banner image: Tomashi Jackson, Forever 21: The Essence of Innocence Suite, 2015. Video. Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery, New York, New York.


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