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In the city: Sophie Bramly


In 1981, photographer moved from France to New York and for two years documented the Big Apple’s burgeoning hip-hop scene, taking pictures of graffiti artists, breakdancers and rappers such as the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC. Previously a fashion photographer, she would go on to help create MTV’s first hip hop show, Yo! MTV Raps. Her hip-hop photobook, Walk This Way, is published by Editions 213 / Steidl.


by Priya Elan

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