Frame of Mind: Punk Photos and Essays from Washington, DC, and Beyond, 1997-2017, Akashic Books, By: ANTONIA TRICARICO Forthcoming: 6/4/19

Frame of Mind, Book cover

Upcoming Events:

Saturday 15th of June
Book launch at Lost Origins Gallery from 6pm to 9pm

Sunday 16th of June
Artist talk with Natalie Avery and Lely Constantinople - Politics and Prose from 3pm to 4pm

"In the late 1990s bands like Fugazi, Branch Manager, the Make-Up, Deep Lust, Quix*o*tic, Lungfish, Spirit Caravan, Scaramouche, Stinking Lizaveta, and many more were active in and around the underground music scene in Washington, DC. While those bands went on a hiatus or dissolved over the years, others inspired by them have formed, including Dead Meadow, Motorcycle Wars, the Evens, and Weird War. In Frame of Mind, all of these groups appear in over 200 powerful and evocative photos by Antonia Tricarico.

In addition to DC's homegrown offerings, Frame of Mind also features photos of other seminal and like-minded groups that passed through the city, such as the Melvins, the Ex (from the Netherlands), Uzeda (from Italy), Joan Jett, Shellac, Babes in Toyland, the Julie Ruin, L7, and Alice Bag.

Frame of Mind captures underground music through both photos and essays. While the photos include musicians of all genders, the essays are all written by women: Joan Jett, Amy Farina, Tara Jane O'Neil, Alice Bag, Allison Wolfe, Donita Sparks, Lori Barbero, Natalie Avery, Amy Pickering, Amanda Huron, Kristina Sauvage, Katy Otto, Giovanna Cacciola, Katherina Rijcken- Bornefeld. Afterword by Lely Constantinople. If women are the underground of the underground, let this book be a wake-up call for future generations to start their own awe-inspiring bands"


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