San Francisco’s 1980s Punk: Photo Exhibit & Closing Event (SF Main Library)
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San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Submitted by the Event Organizer
The SF Public Library’s walk on the wild side of San Francisco’s 1980’s punk scene is coming to an end. Alternative Voices closes on January 23. Catch the exhibition before it’s too late and join us for an in-person conversation with the artist Jeanne Hansen and acclaimed author Jonah Raskin, with special guests Robin Balliger, Esmerelda and Stannous Flouride, seen here with the leather jacket.
THIS SATURDAY, January 15, 1 p.m.
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street
Alternative Voices, a new photography exhibition reveals the charged cultural and political scene of the 80s underground that made San Francisco a fertile center for art, activism and Punk Rock. Curated by photographer Jeanne M. Hansen, the exhibition features photographs she took while actively participating in the underground alongside interviews with well known punk scensters, conducted over five years and edited by renowned author Jonah Raskin. With a sense of beauty and power, the exhibition takes viewers on a walk on the wild side of a San Francisco on the cusp of the emerging HIV/AIDS crisis, reviving a unique time and place in the City’s history.
09 October 2021 – 23 January 2022
Jewett Gallery – Lower Level
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person