Danny Lyon is a photographer, writer, and filmmaker. His books include The Bikeriders, Memories of the Southern Civil Rights, and, most recently, Burn Zone. His newest book is American Blood (Karma). His films, including one of John Lewis and Julian Bond, are on Vimeo. He is represented by Etherton Gallery and Magnum. He keeps a website, bleakbeauty.com, and an Instagram.
A Return to Perry, Utah
When, growing up, I would say I remembered something from the West, like finding a railroad spike on the side of a mountain, my parents would say, “You don’t remember that, you remember the film.” Dad liked to project his 8mm films on a pull-down screen in our apartment.
May 31, 2019