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Turning the Tables: Moving Past Remixology Beyond Segregated Knowledge Systems

Mark Campbell

As part of the 2012 World Rhythms Performance Lecture series, Arts & Events Programming is pleased to present Turning the Tables:  Moving Past Remixology Beyond Segregated Knowledge Systems with Mark Campbell on March 1, 2012 at 12PM in AA 303.

During his performance lecture, Mark Campbell, also known as DJ Grumps, will give a turntable demonstration with commentary on the historical development of the art. He will also discuss how the concepts of knowledge systems and remixology intersect within an academic context and his current project examining turntablism, improvisation, and late capitalism.

Don’t miss your chance to see this one-of-a-kind demonstration on March 1, 2012, from 12PM to 1PM in AA303. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
About Mark Campbell:

Currently an Improvisation, Community & Social Practice (ICASP) Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of Guelph, Mark Campbell is involved in a project that interrogates the relationship between turntablism, improvisation, and consumption in late capitalism.  His research involves subjects such as Afrodiasporic theory and culture, Canadian hip hop cultures, Afrosonic innovations and youth community development projects and as  a DJ for the past fifteen years, he likes to experiment with sound art and digital production.  In 2010, he curated his first exhibition on the history of Toronto hip hop culture, called the T-dot Pioneers. Since then, he has published many other works such as: “Other/ed” kinds of Blackness: An Afrodiasporic Versioning of Black Canada; “Connect the T. Dots – Remix Multiculturalism: After Caribbean-Canadian, Social Possibilities for Living with Difference”; and “Remixing the Social: Pursuing Social Inclusion through Music Education”.

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