Viv Albertine grew up in London. After forming The Flowers of Romance with Sid Vicious in 1976, she joined The Slits in 1977 and became a filmmaker in 1987. After a considerable interlude, she is now back making art and music. Her recent projects include a starring role in Joanna Hogg's film Exhibition, and the release of her autobiography Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys (2014).