The Family Acid is Roger, Mary, Kate and Devon Steffens. They are based in Los Angeles.


Roger Steffens is a photographer, archivist, author, actor, editor, DJ and lecturer. He has been taking photographs since the early 1960s, documenting his unorthodox life and experiences. Recently his children, Devon and Kate, began scanning his slides and negatives and posting them to Instagram. The majority of these photographs haven't been seen by anyone outside of the family until now. There are approximately 40,000 Kodachrome slides and hundreds of thousands of black and white and color negatives. In early 2015, The Family Acid released their first book.


Kate Steffens is an editor, digital archivist, writer and artist. She curates The Family Acid Instagram page and runs the photo archives. She is currently working on The Family Acid's next book, about the Vietnam War, featuring Tim Page, Sean Flynn, Thom and John Steinbeck IV, The Coconut Monk and many others.


Devon Steffens is a musician and artist. His latest album as Psychic Health was released in December 2015 on Time No Place Records.


Mary Steffens is the heart of The Family Acid, providing stories, memories and inspiration.

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The Family Acid: Jamaica was released in February 2017. Limited to 2,000 copies.

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The Family Acid book published by SUN Editions, February 2015. Limited to 1,000 copies. Sold out.