Lisa Jane Persky will discuss the first years of the CBGB scene, the experience of revisiting the photographs again after 40 years, instinct vs. intuition as it applies to a life in the arts, and will answer any questions (free and open to the public). Presented noon to 1 p.m. in the Douglas and Linda Paul Gallery, second floor.
Made possible by generous contributions from these co-sponsors: University of Iowa Lecture Committee, Public Policy Center, The Iowa Review, Project On Rhetoric of Inquiry, Communication Studies, The Englert Theatre, Mission Creek Festival, and FilmScene.
Lisa Jane Persky biography:
An early participant in the CBGB’s scene, Lisa Jane Persky was a founding member of the staff of the New York Rocker and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Her work as journalist, photographer and artist has appeared in Mojo, The Pitchfork Review, The Los Angeles Times and elsewhere, and her fiction has appeared in Bomb and has been anthologized in Eclectica: Best Fiction Volume 1. She has appeared on, off and off-off Broadway and in numerous films and television shows. Lisa also anthologizes Chickens in Literature atchickensinliterature.com.