Friday, Mar 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Almost 20 years after the release of his first monograph, We’re Desperate, produced with the help of Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore and fashion designer Marc Jacobs and widely regarded as the definitive catalogue of early West Coast punk fashion, Jim Jocoy’s archive of previously unseen photographs has been re-examined and re-considered to compose Order of Appearance, a new body of work that humanizes his young subjects as they go through their daily lives sharing the tender moments of love and loss that came to encapsulate the late 70s and early 80s as the Summer of Love slowly eroded and gave way to punks’ disaffected view of the world.
"I met Jim around twenty years ago. He carried with him a photo album of Polaroids and prints. They were amazing. His work seemed to radiate that time in the late 70's when I first moved to SF. They were raw and intimate, harsh yet soft-- his vision was ahead of its time…"
Jim Goldberg, artist