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Rammellzee exhibition in London

This December Cosmic Flush exhibition will celebrate the life and works of Rammellzee

Gamma records are set to release Rammellzee's last album Cosmic Flush as a commemorative series of records and print which will be on display this December at London's Magda Gallery. The graffiti artist and producer passed away in 2010. He was the proprietor of the symbol and word based mythology Gothic Futurism. As he explained to Greg Tate in The Wire 242 “All my art and all my teachings are about Gothic Futurism. And the knowledge of how a letter aerodynamically changes into a tank. I tell people, phonetic value does not apply to any letter’s structure because the sound is made by the bone structure of the human species, which has nothing to do with the integer structure quality. The letter is an integer. Chinese letters are carbonetic, but ours are siliconic. Arabic symbols are disease – cultural chemical symbols. They cannot be armoured. They cannot be made Ikonoklast. They cannot be made into a vehicle in motion. Silicon based symbols can be moved forward and have no phonetic value. What they’re saying in Arabic equals the structure of the symbol. What we’re saying does not equal structure, but the difference in values between silicon and carbon.”

Produced eight years ago with producer Jonah Mociun, the previously unreleased record has been reinterpreted and remixed by artists and rappers including Futura, Doze Green, Ian Kuali'i, Delta, sheOne, Augustine Kofie, Poesia, Toxic, Dr Zulu, Will Barras, Divine Styler, Mr Len, Edan and Beans, with more to be announced. You can see all the paintings from the Cosmic Flush project and hear the album and remixes at the opening night on 10 December, 6pm at Magda Danysz Gallery London. Those wishing to attend must RSVP via Facebook.


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