Artist Bio

Kim Gordon

Kim Gordon has been writing and performing experimental rock music for more than three decades, in addition to her work 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. Kim’s book of essays, Is It My Body?: Selected Texts, was published in 2014 on Sternberg Press. Her memoir, Girl In A Band, was published in 2015 to international acclaim and her visual art continues to be exhibited worldwide. Kim continues to perform solo improvisational shows as well as with Body/Head, a guitar duo with Bill Nace. She currently has her first solo North American Museum solo-exhibition at The Warhol Museum of Art, in Pittsburg and will open a show this July in Dublin at IMMA, the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

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Kim Gordon: In Conversation

Sun 1 Sep, 4pm

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