Jeff Chang

Cypher

  • 9781576874561
  • Hardcover
  • Release Date: May 29th 2017
  • $35.00

Acclaimed rock photographer Charles Peterson is back with a new subject—the world of contemporary breakdancing. B-boying, as it's referred to by its adepts, centers around the "cypher" (circle) created when b-boys and b-girls gather to practice or to "battle." Bigger and badder than ever, breakdancing has grown since its beginnings in the 1970s to become a global youth phenomenon today. Yet it remains a highly individualized practice—all one needs to get down are some beats and a smooth floor (and, of course, scads of strength, style, and brio).