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Ian MacKaye

"If you ask me now what punk is, I would say it's the free space. It's a spot where new ideas can be presented without the requirement of profit, which is what largely steers most sorts of creative offerings in our culture. Some of the most brilliant people I ever met in my life...
When you hear the word "punk," it might conjure a lot of things---safety-pin jewelry, wild hair, really loud music. These days, however, punk is recognized as a bonafide artistic movement and not just a youth rebellion. Don't believe us? Why not ask the august Metropolitan Museum of...
"I’ve become a role model for a lot of young women. I try to keep it up. I try to do bigger and better and more amazing things and bigger walls and exhibits in nicer museums and bigger spaces and all of that. Always setting an example, always laying the groundwork, and raising the bar...