The Family Acid by Roger Steffens
Published by Editions S_U_N_, 2016
014 Hardcover, 156pg. color
9.5 "x 8"
1st edition - Signed
Edition of 1000
"Steffens started making photographs while serving in the Psychological Operations Division in Vietnam, a time in qui he Began a journalistic record de son 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 Rastafarians, 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 parallels Both olefins and the countercultural ethos of Steffens' generation. "