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Resistance Through Photocopies: An Analysis of the Argentine Fanzine Resistencia During the 1980s

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music book series (PSHSPM)

Abstract

The emergence of punk in Buenos Aires was connected with the post-dictatorship moment. By then, music operated, as Tia de Nora (2004) has explained, as a medium where social life was established; it empowered people—by the uses and appropriations they made—to create themselves. It also built consciousness and structures of both thoughts and feelings. Chapter 7 studies Resistencia (1984–1989), a publication that worked as a printed space in which local punks circulated their ideas and enabled them to practice, without professional training, as editors and translators. Resistencia, as no other local fanzine has done, played a very important part in the formation and progression of the musical and cultural punk scene after the return of democracy in 1983.

Keywords

Buenos Aires Resistencia Postdictatorship Punk scene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Nacional de QuilmesBernalArgentina

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