Interviews

A Punk Life in Stages: How Rob Coons Jumped into Punk Photography by Daniel Makagon

Rob Coons discusses the thrill of photographing the chaotic energy that is central to the show-going experience.

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Deb Frazin Photo Column—Divine Horsemen

This photo of the Divine Horsemen was snapped at their reunion show in L.A. last week. It was the first time the band had played together in thirty-four years! It was an incredible show!

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Demonios Interview, by Video Protozoa

Demonios are a four piece band from Los Angeles with the right dosage of raw and primitive elements.

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Surprise and Unpredictability in Reuben Radding’s Street Photography by Daniel Makagon

Reuben Radding is on a quest to use photography as a means to re-imagine his experience of space and time.

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So Fun: Duwan Dunn and Greg Kessler Shape and Share the Early St. Louis Punk Scene by Daniel Makagon

Duwan Dunn documented the early punk scene in St. Louis through her photography and Greg Kessler has created an archive to share that history and more with punks around the globe. Together they narrate how a small scene began and thrived.

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Photographing the Spark: A Conversation with Alec MacKaye and Lely Constantinople about Hard Art DC 1979 by Daniel Makagon

Hard Art DC 1979 documents the early Washington, D.C. punk scene. Alec MacKaye and Lely Constantinople discuss that scene and how this book came together.

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Dan Ozzi interview by John Miskelly

Selling out. Uh-oh. That old chestnut. A potentially tedious debate involving much punk posturing and raised voices. It takes a brave person to research and write a whole book about it. Dan Ozzi is that person. Sellout: The Major Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (1994 – 2007) is that book, an […]

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Remembering the Past and Seeing the Present with Dave Brushback by Daniel Makagon

Dave Brushback has experienced more than four decades of punk and has helped shape how punks see and feel the changes to the music and culture through his zines and photography.

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Beyond the Square: Luis Trejo’s Photographic Journey by Daniel Makagon

Luis Trejo tells a story about movement: moving to new cities, touring with hardcore bands, and moving through different approaches to photography.

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Wandering and Wondering: Justin Matthew’s Dirty Art Press by Daniel Makagon

Justin Matthew created Dirty Art Press to document strange and familiar features of contemporary urban life.

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Punk and to the left: An interview with filmmaking team Jason Willis and Mike Plante by Billups Allen

Come for the rock, stay for the social commentary.

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Worlds Apart, Worlds Together: Talking DIY Photography with Karoline Collins By Daniel Makagon

Karoline Collins discusses documenting punk rock scenes at home and on the road, and the process of making street photographs that catalogue the strange products of urban life.

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