Marie Kanger-Born was a member of the early punk scene, 1979 - 1986. She photographed the local shows during 1981 - 1985 and published a fanzine, called Bullshit Detector in the 1982, 1983 period. Several of her photographs were published in the book, "Going Underground: American Punk, 1979-1992" by George Hurchalla. One of her Articles of Faith photographs was included in the book, "American Hardcore: A Tribal History" by Steven Blush. Her photos will also be included in the upcoming film, "You Weren't There," which is a documentary about the Chicago punk scene, produced by Regressive Films.
Marie continues to be active in the current Chicago punk scene, photographing the underground punk shows of the day. Her website, Chicago Punk Pix, went up in February, 2003. It has posted her collection of pictures, zines, flyers, etc from the early and current eras. It is easily the most impressive site chronicling the scene on the Internet today.