Articles about Popular Culture

Where are we now?
Uncut (2016) , No. 226, pp. 3

 

'Punk's dead, Michael': Artifice, independence and authenticity in Leigh Bowery's self-fashioned post-punk performative
Punk and Post Punk (2015) Vol. 4, No. 2-3, pp. 205-222

The late London-based Australian nightclub sensation and fashion designer Leigh Bowery deployed a daily ritual of exhibitionist self-fashioning and applied design, which signified a tension between visual orders and performative cultures. In this article, Bowery's practices are read as the ...

Tracing Humor In Paul Matavire's Selected Songs
Muziki (2015) Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 53-61

Paul Matavire is well known in musical circles, as well as within popular culture in general for his sting and critical sharpness in social commentary. His songs, addressing various themes of a mostly social-marital nature such as intimacy, romance and ...