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Respect in Each Art Form: Photography & Journalism

  • Tucson Hip Hop Festival 191 East Toole Avenue Tucson, AZ, 85701 United States (map)

Andres Tardio is a writer-photographer based in Los Angeles, California. He’s written for various publications, including BillboardComplex,GeniusMTV News, and Rap-Up. Covering music, art, fashion, television, and film, he’s interviewed a variety of public figures, including Kendrick Lamar, Khloe Kardashian, Common, Eva Longoria, Ice Cube, and Snoop Dogg, to name a few. 

As a photographer and social media influencer, Andres Tardio has worked on various ad campaigns for brands like Mercedes-BenzNike,McDonald's, American Express, PUMA, Moët, Lincoln, Jordan Brand, and Budweiser, to name a few. He’s also photographed performances by the likes of Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and more. 

“It's not often that you'll get a writer who's also a photographer, but L.A.'s Andres Tardio does both,” writes Pigeons and PlanesREVOLT TVadds: “Andres Tardio is one of those people who has an eye for well-crafted photos and write-ups, a rare gift.” 

At this panel discussion, moderator and Director of the Tucson Hip Hop Festival, Jocelyn Valencia will sit down with Andres and discuss being respected in each art medium. As well as Andres' journey into the Hip Hop industry.

To attend this conversation, purchase your ticket online here or at the Rialto Theatre box office.

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