MASS is a photographic project that explores the UK Rap/Hip Hop scene in the city of Leeds. The project has been developed through a practice of portraiture and documentary styled imagery since the beginning of 2018. The aim is to give visual exposure to artists who perform at underground events, at a variety of locations around the city. The work is intended to be seen by anyone with an interest in rap, youth culture, subcultural movements, and the aesthetics of portraiture, however, the main motivation is to enlighten viewers on a relatively small community of lyrical artists unknown to many in the public sphere.
Holly Jade Bate • Sophie Burlison • Meg Clark • Dan Commons • Jack Cunningham • Robyn Dewhurst • Jonny Eastwood • Charlie Emm • Fiona Garratt • Emma J Jackson • Nikita Johnson • Gracie Lazenby • Stuart McCloskey • Jackie Slater • El Slorick • Sebastian Smith • Jade Stinson • Andy Tighe • Siria Toccafondi • Aidan Wyldbore •