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LUCIAN PERKINS - hard art, d.c (Papier) – Flight 13 Records
World News. Social Justice. The reason why this book existst starts with a coincedent and it should not be the only one. In Lucian Perkins sits in the bar of D. Space when he heard loud music from the room above. At that time his internship at the Washington Post has just been extended for six month, he went upstairs and saw a large room that was filled with alot of kids, many of them underaged — among them the 14 year old Alec MacKaye — the band playing was the Bad Brains.
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Perkins talked to their singer H. He went to four more concerts to take pictures and approached the Metro Editor at the Washington Post to run a story on the DC punk scene.
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He said no, a few month later the Sunday magazine would run the story. Fast forward to when Lucian Perkins who is meanwhile a Purlitzer-Prize winning photojournalist hires Lely Constantinople to organise his extensive photographic collection, negative by negative.
Hard Art, DC 1979
On some of the negatives she recognized Alec MacKaye her then boyfriend now husband , there you go. The project was born but it took until now until it was finnished — there is also a exhibition.
The pages harcover book features great shots, not only of the bands, but also the audience. Lukily Perkins was not only focusing on the musicians but also the crowd, the first punks of DC. Very few of the photos have beenn published before, but the majority have never been published before.