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"joo·kin"


/ˈjo͝okən/ noun: jookin

A street dance that originated in Memphis, Tennessee alongside “Buck” music during the 1990s. “there will be rap music, performing arts, and jookin” synonyms: Gangsta Walking, G-Walk, Buckin, Tickin, Choppin.

Four stainless steel figures each approximately fourteen feet high.

Comissioning agency: UrbanArt Commission, 2019, Memphis, TN

"Jookin" - 2019

Heritage Common, Memphis, TN

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