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Andrew Dosunmu

Andrew Dosunmu began his career as a design assistant at the haute couture house of Yves Saint Laurent. His styling and photography has been featured in international magazines such as Vogue, VIBE, i-D, and The Face, as well as advertising campaigns for Hermès, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger. He has directed music videos for Isaac Hayes, Aaron Neville, Tracy Chapman, Wyclef Jean, and Common. Dosunmu's documentary Hot Irons, an exploration of contemporary black hair as it has evolved through Western culture, won Best Documentary at FESPACO in Ouagaudougou and a Reel Award at the Toronto Film Festival. He is currently a fellow at the Sundance Institute Screenwriters and Directors Lab. Knox Robinson is a writer living in Brooklyn. In addition to publishing music pieces in publications like VIBE and Spin, he is currently working with the London-based XL Recordings to create and curate Ghetto Arc, a series of music releases focusing on the sound of the global urban underground from Kingston to Baltimore to Johannesburg. As an editor at The FADER from 2000 to 2005, Robinson defined the magazine's editorial voice with a fresh, distinct, urban style. He is currently at work on a book documenting urban music in Rio de Janeiro and continues to teach journalism at Urban Word NYC, a collective offering free writing workshops to the city's high school students.

Books by Andrew Dosunmu