Patti Smith

As well as being an acclaimed musician, Patti Smith is an accomplished poet, visual artist and climate activist.

patti smith Pathway to Paris
from Patti Smith’s website

In recent years Patti has been active in the Pathway to Paris, an initiative started in 2014 by her daughter Jessie Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon. The Pathway brings together musicians, artists, activists, academics, mayors, and innovators to help raise consciousness about climate action.

Patti smith by jessie ditmar.jpg
by Jessie Ditmar

 

Further Reading

http://www.pattismith.net/intro.html

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/patti-smith-michael-stipe-lead-pathway-to-paris-nyc-event-w496508

https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebaltin/2017/11/01/patti-smith-michael-stipe-flea-lead-pathway-to-paris-concert-for-climate-change/#1b92f2d76517

 

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