Lydia Lunch, introduced by Dominic Johnson
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LYDIA LUNCH is an independent artist prolific in music, literature, film and photography. She established herself?as a No Wave musician in New York City in 1976 with her first band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks. She has released dozens of albums and continues to explore new mediums in which to express her passion and creativity. Lydia will be in conversation with Dominic Johnson (Drama, Queen Mary) discussing No Wave and its impact on contemporary music and culture. Dominic Johnson is Senior Lecturer in Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. His recent publications include Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture (Manchester University Press 2012) and Theatre & the Visual (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). This event is supported by the Popular Music Research Unit, Goldsmiths.