Nan Goldin and Marysia Lewandowska; Goldin's studio, 137 The Bowery, NYC; 30/4/88

Nan Goldin is an American photographer known for her intimate documentation of the New York post-punk scene during the 1970s and 1980s. Goldin's studio was in the notorious neighbourhood of The Bowery, Manhattan and befriending fellow photographer David Armstrong, Goldin found an entry point into the transsexual community.

During this period the artist focused on the nocturnal hours, addressing self-representation in dressing up as well as the violence of drug dependence. She often exhibits images in sequences in books and by projection.

Goldin now lives between NY and Paris, and is represented by Matthew Marks Gallery (NY) and Yvonne Lambert (Paris).

Lewandowska and Goldin discuss what it is to be a woman, and be with women.


Accession No. WAA.064
Artist: Nan Goldin and Marysia Lewandowska
Container annotation:
Place/Year: Goldin's studio, 137 The Bowery, NYC 30/4/88
Type: Private Conversation
Technical aspects: Restored
Duration: 01:33:35
Tape capacity: 90'
Tape brand: Sony