Patti Smith

Patti Smith

First Encounters with Robert

In this interview Patti Smith tells the wonderful story of her first encounters with Robert Mapplethorpe, who became her lover and friend, and who is celebrated in her memoir 'Just Kids.'

When Patti Smith shares the story of her first encounters with Robert Mapplethorpe, who was not a famous photographer back then, her feelings are visible to the audience at the Louisiana Literature festival. She also talks about the loss of Robert and calls 'Just Kids' a story of unconditional friendship.

Patti Smith was interviewed by festival director Christian Lund at the Louisiana Literature festival, at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark in August 2012.

Edited by: Honey Biba Beckerlee
Produced by: Marc-Christoph Wagner
Copyright: Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2012

Supported by Nordea-fonden.

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