Aug 25–Oct 28, 2018

Moon Medicin & Jump N Funk


New York, NY

Friday, October 5 - 8:00 PM
The American Jazz Museum, Jay McShann Pavilion

A Los Angeles native working in New York City, Biggers creates artworks that integrate film, video, installation, sculpture, original music and performance. Intentionally merging the languages of hip-hop, Buddhism, politics, identity and art history to provide new perspectives and associations for established symbols, Biggers’ multi-disciplinary formal process and syncretic creative approach results in works that are aesthetically pleasing and conceptually rigorous. His Kansas City project is a site-specific performance environment for his collaborative Afro-futurist musical projects.

October 5th | 08:00 pm - 11:00 pm

1616 E. 18th Street Kansas City, MO 64108

Friday, October 5 - 8:00 PM
The American Jazz Museum

8pm-9pm Moon Medicin  - In the tradition of Sidney Lumet’s seminal black comedy Network and Orson Welles legendary radio broadcast of HG Wells’ War of the Worlds, Moon Medicin presents Un-Televised Revolutions, a music driven multimedia state of the union address over breakbeats.  Moon Medicin combines original compositions and reinterpretations of contemporary standards that range from Prince’s “Controversy ” to experimental rock with  Radiohead’s “Weird Fishes” with charged visual imagery, offering an elixir for societal

9pm-11pm - Jump N Funk An audio visual, dance event immerses fans in a sensory stew of film rarities, atop of Afrobeat and pan-African vinyl records selections by DJ Rich Medina.  Experience the legacy of Nigerian musician and political activist Fela Kuti as Medina connects the dots between America's Jazz heritage and it's African roots.