Portraits of Poets Series: Lee Ranaldo

Lee Ranaldo is a member of Sonic Youth, a visual artist, writer, producer, etc. Ranaldo has been extremely active in the New York music scene for the past 30 years, recording and collaborating with numerous acts, producing discs, and publishing several books of poetry and journal entries. His most recent books are Against Refusing (Waterrow Press 2010) and How Not To Get Played On The Radio (SoundBarn 2011).

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Images and video by Ted Roeder.

Ted Roeder

Ted Roeder is a photographer who does portraits of poets, artists, musicians and performers. He has been documenting the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day Marathon Reading since 2012.