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Find out what attracts Eddie Otchere to ter Bruggen's music makers and what similarities he sees in the treatment of light and shade with his own fascination with what happens after dark.

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About the artist

Eddie Otchere is a photographer, educator, and curator best known for his photographs of the seminal rappers and DJs of the mid-1990s and early noughties. His celebrated works include portraits of Biggie Smalls, Blackstar (Mos Def & Thalib Kweli), So Solid Crew, Est’elle, Goldie, Omar and many others, as well as his official coverage of the Metalheadz: Blue Note Sessions 1994-96. Since 1993, Otchere’s photographs have been exhibited and published worldwide, including on the covers of major international magazines such as Frieze, Dazed, Lodown and Mixmag and on the covers of some of rap music’s seminal albums.

About the painting

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