This is Deaf Hip Hop Love

Abstract

Hip Hop has been a big part of Black Community and mainstreamed community. We, BlackDeaf are putting ourselves out there to be visible. We are including American Sign Language, especially Hip Hop/Black Sign to show that we can have a BlackDeaf culture in Hip Hop community. The rapper shows his portray at lower level and sign "Deaf..I love You!" in his mack mode.

Creator

Fred Michael Beam

Title

This is Deaf Hip Hop Love

Date

2020

Medium

Acrylic Painting

Description

The painting has one person kneeling near the ground. It has black background. The person has his hand out to the audience signing "I Love you" and the second hand signing "Deaf".

Citation

Fred Michael Beam, “This is Deaf Hip Hop Love,” RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center , accessed June 18, 2021, https://dyerartscenter.omeka.net/items/show/386.