Justin Zullo

Justin Zullo is a Chicago-based sound artist, hip hop music producer, and teaching artist. Currently a PhD candidate in Performance Studies at Northwestern University, his work examines the cross- pollination of embodied practice, political economy, and knowledge production that undergirds Chicago hip hop culture.


When we lose our breath

I placed a large resonating tube in a public library for a full day and invited people to stick their heads in, hold their breath, and then answer the question: “What makes you breathless?”

What is a Food Desert?

Using the poetry and commentary of Kuumba Lynx (a Chicago-based hip hop coalition) this sound art piece investigates how institutional disinvestments in Chicago's South Side communities have affected its residents' nutritional health.