In this interview Patti Smith tells the wonderful story of her first encounters with Robert Mapplethorpe, who became her lover and friend, and who is celebrated in her memoir Just Kids

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When Patti Smith tells the story of her first encounters with Robert Mapplethorpe, who was not a famous photographer back then, her feelings are visible to the audience at the Louisiana Literature festival. She also talks about the loss of Robert and calls Just Kids a story of unconditional friendship.

Interview by Christian Lund, Louisiana Literature.

Produced by Honey Biba Beckerlee.

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