Power Youth

Urban Music & Art Production with Grivanni "Gene One" Binger

On Monday and Wednesday evenings during the Winter 2019 season, youth at the Humber Clubhouse, Boys & Girls Clubs of Weston-Mount Dennis, and 155 Neptune Drive, Boys and Girls Clubs of Lawrence Heights, will work with their selected Artist-in-Residence, Hip Hop artist, Grivanni Binger, aka Gene One. With his multi-talented background, Gene One will help youth learn two aspects of Hip Hop culture: beat-production and graffiti. Youth will gain practical skills in design and production, while also engaging in discussion about the politics of art.

More about Gene One
Gene One is a Hip Hop artist from Toronto who has developed numerous skills in Urban Arts and Music, specifically graffiti and rapping. He began working in communities through murals, shows and commissioned works, and has provided beat making and graffiti art programs for organizations including Toronto Public Library, University of Toronto, Right to Play, The Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, Unity Charity, Vibe Arts, Sketch, and Just BGRAPHIC.