JuliaGorton started her career as a photographer, designer and visual director of the “NO-WAVE” fanzine Beat It!, which offerered commentary and information about the NYC music scene during 1977-1980. Her high contrast photos combined with graphic patterns, DIY lettering and collaged elements captured a fleeting time with unique style. Gorton’s photos of musicians including Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, Tom Verlaine, David Byrne, Lydia Lunch, Iggy Pop, James Chance, Richard Hell and Anya Phillips have been seen in NY Rocker, No Magazine, The New York Times, and on record jackets for independent labels including Ork Records, Lust/Unlust and Ze Records. Her photography work was prominently featured in No Wave: Post-Punk. Underground. New York. 1976-1980. by Thurston Moore and Byron Coley (Abrams Image, 2008), and Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955-Present by Gail Buckland (Knopf, 2009). In 2014, she had a solo show : NYC: PUNK/POST PUNK 1976-1980 at KATA Gallery in Tokyo.