The Experience Music Project

Music documentary installations.

Producer and Director-
Dana Heinz Perry

photo: Iggy Pop from "Blank Generation"
2000- Nine music documentary installations for the permanent collection of The Experience Music Project, a multi-media rock 'n roll museum in Seattle founded by Paul Allen and designed by Frank Gehry.
The Breaks

DJ pioneers from the South Bronx create a new form of urban expression. With: Kool Herc, Africa Bambaata, Grandmaster Flash, Dr. Dre and others.

Rappin' and Rockin' the House

The MC becomes the ghetto spokesman, drawing on a long African-American tradition of spoken word and rhyming. With: Kurtis Blow, The Furious Five, Run DMC, Chuck D and Snoop Doggy Dogg.

B-boys and Fly Girls

From Adidas and gold chains to Kangols and leather suits, Hip-Hop fashion is always on the cutting edge.

Style Wars

The art of Graffiti explodes on New York City subway cars.

Dylan Goes Electric

Folk hero Bob Dylan plugs in at Newport and the rest is rock history. Featuring rare performance footage of Dylan and The Band.

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Down in Monterey

Jimi Hendrix, in his first stateside solo appearance, sets Monterey on fire with his unprecedented feedback and stage antics.

Jimi at Woodstock

Hendrix rocks the National Anthem at Woodstock. Featuring recently discovered footage of Hart Perry shooting this seminal event. [picture of Hart at Woodstock]

photo: Bob Dylan

Blank Generation

The roots of Punk, via New York and London. Featuring interviews with Joe Strummer, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, Malcolm McLaren, John Lydon, David Johansen, and Lenny Kaye. Performance footage includes the New York Dolls, The Ramones, Patti Smith, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Talking Heads.

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photo: New York Dolls

photo: Babes in Toyland
Left of the Dial

Heartland Punk, featuring The Replacements, Husker Dü, Soul Asylum and Babes in Toyland.

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