NEW YORK, NY (March 28) – Soho Road to Punjab is an exhibition inspired by Bhangra music and culture and it is invading 92YTribeca at 200 Hudson
Street on March 18, 2011.
The exhibit will be in New York for a 6 week period which will be kicked off with a free discussion panel, evening reception, and after party. The exhibit will showcase behind-the-scenes photography, album sleeves, promotional art, and rare prints from South Asian media. The exhibit also highlights individuals who have helped the Bhangra scene progress.
The exhibit’s story refers to the impact New York has had on the spread of Bhangra. Brooklyn-based DJ Rekha, a musician and curator, named Ambassador of Bhangra by the New York Times, shares her personal collection of material for the New York version of this project. She also headlines the launch party with Bhangra legend Shin, of DCS, a group that performed at Central Park Summerstage in 1996.