Tonight! Friday January 30th from 8:00pm – 11:00pm, THESE DAYS and SUN EDITIONS present THE FAMILY ACID BOOK LAUNCH & SLIDESHOW PARTY.
The Family Acid, SUN Editions & These Days will be celebrating The Family Acid book release over drinks and a 35mm slideshow by Roger Steffens.
THESE DAYS is located in Downtown Los Angeles at 118 Winston Street, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90013
About the Book
Roger Steffens started making photographs while serving in the Psychological Operations division in Vietnam, a time in which he began a journalistic record of his surroundings marked by an increasingly psychedelic lens. Spanning 40 years of Steffens’ life and culled from over 40,000 chrome photographs, The Family Acid presents his often transcendent vision and life as a psychedelic pioneer on the order of Timothy Leary and Hunter S Thompson beginning with his work in Vietnam and moving through his ever revolving circle of friends and characters made up of rastas, beatniks, musicians, artists, gonzo journalists, his family, and himself. The portraits, scenes, and freewheeling experimentation with the medium of photography coalesce into a body of work that both parallels and defines the countercultural ethos of Steffens’ generation.
The Family Acid gathers 75 images over 156 pages in a 9.5 x 8 inch clothbound hardcover book with text by Kate, Devon and Roger Steffens.
This first edition is limited to 1000 copies and will be available for purchase at the party.