Category: Publications

BOOK | De Vidas Artes [Life Arts] (Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, 2019)

“Any look that directs its attention to the cultural situation of the last decades will notice the proliferation of artistic productions and events of an aesthetic nature that…

BOOK | Keep it Simple Make it Fast! An Approach to Underground Music Scenes (Vol. 4) (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, 2019)

  We are delighted to announce the publication of the fourth volume of KEEP IT SIMPLE MAKE IT FAST! AN APPROACH TO UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENES. The Book of…

JOURNAL ARTICLE | Angels with dirty faces: punk, fashion and contemporary iconoclasties

Publication Date: August 2019   ABSTRACTIn this article we propose an analysis of the genesis of Portuguese punkfashion. Due to the overvaluation of the London reality, punk clothing…

JOURNAL ARTICLE | Insurrection days looking for the sublime: the punk scenes of Portugal and Brazil

Publication Date: August 2019   ABSTRACTThis article focuses on the presentation, explanation and understanding of representations about aesthetic, artistic and experiential authenticity, by actors of Portuguese and Brazilian…

BOOK | The Punk Reader. Research Transmissions from the Local and the Global (Intellect, 2019)

Forty years after its inception, punk has gone global. The founding scenes in the United Kingdom and United States now have counterparts all around the world. Most, if…

JOURNAL ARTICLE | Radio Chaos: Resistance and Cultural Experimentation in the Years 1980

Publication Date: August 2019   ABSTRACT Rádio Caos [pt for Radio Chaos]: resistance and cultural experimentation in the years 1980. The 1980s are crucial in Portugal for addressing…

COMbART 2019: Book of Abstracts

11 and 12 June 2019 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto   COMbART’s reflection on “Combat Arts”, the contemporary articulations between art, artistic activism and political…

BOOK | God Save the Queens. Pioneras del Punk (66 RPM EDICIONS, 2019)

God Save The Queens is a deserved tribute to some of the most significant pioneers of punk born in the Iberian Peninsula. Interviewed by the three authors, renowned…

BOOK | Subcultura. O Significado do Estilo [Subculture. The Meaning of Style] (Maldoror, 2018)

  Originally written in 1979, Dick Hebdige’s book Subculture: The Meaning of Style introduces us to the youthful subcultures that emerged in postwar England. The formation of the…

BOOK | DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes (Routledge, 2018)

I am more than happy to present our first KISMIF edited book: DIY CULTURES AND UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENES, published in the series Routledge Advances in Sociology. This book…

CHAPTER | Punk’ Fairytale: Popular Music, Media and the (re)Production of Gender

Year of publication: 2018 Authors: Paula Guerra and Luiza Bittencourt Abstract: This chapter examines women’s participation at the Portuguese punk scene, proposing the analysis of the use of fanzines…

BOOK | For a Greater Enchantment: Memories, Imagery and Rituals of the Xucuru-Kariri of Palmeira dos Índios, Brazil

Title: For a Greater Enchantment: Memories, Imagery and Rituals of the Xucuru-Kariri of Palmeira dos Índios, Brazil Autor(s): Paula Guerra; Danielle Lisboa Field Researcher: José Adelson Lopes Peixoto…

THESIS | A Instável Leveza do Rock [The unstable lightness of rock]

THESIS | Cenários de Insegurança [Sceneries of Insecurity]

THESIS | A Cidade na Encruzilhada do Urbano [The city in the urban crossroad]