Kim Gordon has been writing and
performing experimental rock music for
more than three decades, in addition to
working as a visual artist, writer, and designer.
In 1981, she co-founded the
band Sonic Youth, for which she sang
and played guitar and bass. Her visual
art has been exhibited worldwide, and is
currently on view at White Columns, in
New York City. Body/Head, her new
guitar duo with Bill Nace, releases its
début album, “Coming Apart,” in September.
Alex Halberstadt is the author of
“Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and
Times of Doc Pomus” and a forthcoming
memoir, “Young Heroes of the Soviet
Union.” His Profile of Kim Gordon,
“Next Stage,” appeared in the June
3rd issue of The New Yorker.
(The event will include a performance
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