Women in Punk & No Wave Film and Music

Brunswick Club


Saturday 20 January 2018
Saturday January 20th 12-5pm & 8-11pm
Admission Fee: Entry on the Door: £12 both events / £7 day / £7 evening
on the door

This stimulating day-long event will look at how Punk created a new type of space for women and shaped alternative ways of looking and seeing, listening and hearing, speaking and shouting, dancing, dressing and protesting.

This inclusive event is open to all and considers an alternative to the prevalent punk narrative.

 "Just as Punk created a space musically for bands such as the Slits and Poly Styrene to challenge 1970s norms of femininity through a transgressive, strident new female-ness, a number of experimental feminist filmmakers initiated a parallel, lens-based transgression to challenge patriarchal modes of filmmaking" – Rachel Garfield

DAYTIME 12-5pm: Film, Discussion, Workshop

Vivienne Dick / Rachael Garfield / Anne Robinson / Resistance Keening


Voice and Image in Punk and other Forms of Voice as Resistance

  • Vivienne Dick: Film screenings of new work with introduction

  • Rachel Garfield: Selected short film programme inc by Anne Robinson with introduction to her new book about women in punk

  • Workshop: Keening as a Form of Resistance

  • ‘The Power of the Voice Direct and Unmediated’ - in-conversation with the events featured artists


EVENING 8-11pm: Film, Music, Performance, Dancing

Bellies / Dali de Saint Paul (EP/64) / Resistance Keening Performance / Delirious Rhythm


No Wave Now and Then

  • Vivienne Dick: Screenings of older Punk films

  • Dali de Saint Paul / EP/64

  • Keening Workshop Performance

  • Bellies!

  • With DJ’s Delirious Rhythm and Queens of the Neighbourhood


For full details and information on the artists please visit our website: beefbristol.org


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