ROMARE

This early exploration of a cut’n’paste style proved to be a hugely fruitful approach, and remains central to his work today.

Following stints as a drummer and guitarist throughout school and university (where he undertook studies in African American Visual Culture), Romare—real name Archie Fairhurst—began mixing his own music with samples from second hand records after picking up a pair of turntables and making a move to Paris. This early exploration of a cut’n’paste style proved to be a hugely fruitful approach, and remains central to his work today.
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