Drawing on photographic images, fanzines, academic literature and album covers, we will look at how spaces, places and zones of DIY punk music and fashion have helped shape antiauthoritarian identities within the city.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in punk music, subcultures and London history.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
You’ll need a pen and paper for taking notes.
Do I need any skills or knowledge?
No previous knowledge is required.
You will learn
- Develop an understanding of basic subcultural theory
- Understand the development of the punk scene within the context of London’s history
- Apply critical and analytical writings on subcultures to London’s punk scene from 1970 onwards
- Situate punk within a musical, historical and philosophical framework.
Meet the Tutor
Grace is currently a final-year PhD student and Associate Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield. Her research explores the influence of twentieth-century philosophical movements on European punk and post-punk music, with a focus on female-identifying artists. She is also the keyboardist in all-female, post-punk inspired band Bugeye, who regularly perform in London.
Need to Know
- 11:00 - 16:00
- Full £52 / Conc. £39
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Grace Healy
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