NEW ARTICLE | Civilizational dissent at late 1990’s: body, fashion and club cultures in contemporary society

In yet another very rich partnership with Henrique Grimaldi Figueredo, I am pleased to announce the publication of our article entitled “CIVILIZATIONAL DISSENT AT LATE 1990’S: BODY, FASHION…

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2023

Best Wishes for a Happy New Year, and plenty of happiness, hope, and peace. The snow reminded me of the beauty and mystery of creation, of the essential…

NEW ARTLE | HOUSE OF GOLDEN RECORDS: PORTUGAL’S INDEPENDENT RECORD STORES (1998–2020)

Ten years later, we published again the ‘HOUSE OF GOLDEN RECORDS: PORTUGAL’S INDEPENDENT RECORD STORES (1998–2020)’ – a needed update on the Portuguese independent record stores in Porto…

NEW ARTICLE | Dreaming is not enough. Audiovisual methodologies, social inclusion, and new forms of youth biopolitical resistance

The eleventh Sustainable Development Goal, “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable,” can only be truly answered when there are no individuals in our societies…

NEWS | How does the pandemic impact the arts and culture scene?

The pandemic caused by Covid-19 still brings numerous challenges to all sectors of the global market, which, at different levels, still suffer the impacts arising from the health…

NEW ARTICLE | Noise! Let Fado Bicha sing. Citizenship, Resistance and Politics in Contemporary Popular Music

Noting the inadequacy of understanding music as a mere superficial phenomenon of a sociopolitical expression, we will show, in this article, how Fado Bicha emphasizes the importance of…

EVENT | XPRESS.ACTION

International Showcase & Exhibition XPRESS.ACTION. “METAMORPHOSES”   XPRESS.ACTION 10 December 2022 to 28 February 2023   Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto Museum of…

EVENT | KILL’EM WITH MUSIC

IASPM-PORTUGAL KILL’EM WITH MUSIC CALL FOR PAPERS   December 12th, 2022 FLUP + Online     Music reflects time, but also the spaces and individuals that are inscribed…

NEW ARTICLE | Romper el silencio, armar escándalo y sublevarse: música y género en España

ABSTRACT: Gender issues in relation to contemporary music and within the artistic scene are a research topic of growing interest. This study focuses on the strategies adopted by…

NEW PUBLICATION

NEW PUBLICATION **************************************** HIKIJI, Rose Satiko Gitirana; GUERRA, Paula & GRUNVALD, Vi (2022). Musical ReXistences between art and politics. Dossier Presentation. Revista de Antropologia (São Paulo, Online), 65(2),…

NEW BOOK | MEMORIES OF A MISALIGNED ROCK || PAULA GUERRA AND ONDINA PIRES

It’s impossible to analyse the emergence of Portuguese rock without associating it to the 25th of April 1974: before that date there were bands, yes, but they were…

CALL FOR PAPERS || CAIANA DOSSIER #22

CAIANA DOSSIER #22 Eco-sensitivities. Artes, feminismos y sus intersecciones con la naturaleza en la contemporaneidad Eco-sensitivities. Arts, feminisms and their intersection with nature in the contemporary world Coordinators…

COMbART: Art, Activism and Citizenship. Utopias and Imagined Futures. Programa | Programme

2022 – GUERRA, Paula; CAMPOS, Ricardo & PUSSETTI, Chiara (2022) (Eds.). COMbART: Art, Activism and Citizenship. Utopias and Imagined Futures. Programa | Programme. Porto: Universidade do Porto-  Faculdade de Letras [University of…

COMbART: Art, Activism and Citizenship. Utopias and Imagined Futures. Livro de Resumos | Book of Abstracts.

2022 – GUERRA, Paula; CAMPOS, Ricardo & PUSSETTI, Chiara (2022) (Eds.). COMbART: Art, Activism and Citizenship. Utopias and Imagined Futures. Livro de Resumos | Book of Abstracts. Porto: Universidade do Porto- …

NEW ARTICLE || Rational prophets: an approach to narratives of advanced Brazilian urban marginality

This article is based on the possibility to explore various subversive and socially marginalised urban expressions from the lyrics of songs. Thus, and considering rap, specifically the work…