In addition to her editorial and album cover work, Theresa Kereakes has two never-ending traveling exhibits of vintage punk rock photos. Unguarded Moments: Backstage and Beyond is the subject matter of this collection from her vast Punk Turns 30 archive. Up next is a book of the images from the Unguarded Moments tour with bonus content, such as tour diary entries and photos from the events. Punk Rock Day of the Dead is an annual event held during the Dia de los Muertos celebration.

The Tours
UNGUARDED MOMENTS: Backstage & Beyond

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click on the images above to visit the tour and special exhibit websites
each website has links to press

Books on the Market

In 2012, the novel Chick Bassist by Ross E. Lockhart was published. Its front an back covers are each a photo of Lorna Doom by Theresa. Two books about Joan Jett, one by Todd Oldham with Joan and another by Dave Thompson, published in 2010 and 2011, include Theresa's photos taken in Joan's apartment during the 70s. 2008 saw the publication of The Encyclopedia of Punk. The comprehensive reference-styled coffee table book features Theresa's work (The Dils).


In 2007, as Punk's 30th anniversary was approaching a benchmark date, 3 coffee table books about punk rock hit the market, and each of them contains a contribution from Theresa.

Punk 365
by Holly George-Warren is a comprehensive look back at punk rock's earliest days and includes 3 of Theresa's vintage punk rock photos.

Bomp! by Suzy Shaw and Mick Farren is a biography of Bomp, the magazine, record shop and label that not only defined a genre, but whose founder, the late Greg Shaw, was responsible for many accomplishments, the least of which was being one of the first editors to publish writing by the late Lester Bangs. Bomp! contains dozens of Theresa's photos, including ones she took for the label that served as Bomp's promotional, publicity and album cover pictures.

Finally, The Official Punk Rock Book of Lists by Amy Wallace and punk rock's King of All Men, The Dictators' Handsome Dick Manitoba is an entry into the Book of Lists franchise and includes Theresa's list, which is based on her experiences working at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, California during punk rock's early days.

In October 2006, Steven Lee Beeber's The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's: A Secret History of Jewish Punk was published and it includes a vintage Theresa K. photo of Stiv Bators.

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