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Workshop: Billy Mark

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • 2:00 PM–3:15 PM
  • CFAC 230

Chants and the Rapper

In this session we will explore the overlap between Gregorian chant and Hip Hop. We'll investigate how both expressions have been used to engage in social resistance, radical honesty, and the structuring of alternative culture.  There will also be a workshop component offering a space to experiment with both forms in a low stakes and fun setting.

Billy Mark is a Poet, Musician, and Performance artist living in Detroit. He studied music at Calarts and is a 2015 Kresge award winner for experimental poetry. His current work is exploring the links between the spiritual practices of monasticism and contemporary art.

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