Mi Nueva Nacion: Sights and Sounds of Punk in Contemporary Mexico
Lecture begins at 7:30 PM. Performance starts at 8:30 PM.
In Conjunction with On the Ground, a group exhibition of new work by artists responding to a particular locale, Southern Exposure presents Mi Nueva Nacion: Sights and Sounds of Punk in Contemporary Mexico. Artist Juan Luna-Avin traces the history of punk music in Mexico from the late 1970s to the present. Punk ideology, while primarily identified with rebellion, individualism and free thought, was influential for the cultural, social and political movements taking place. Seeing himself as more of a “fanboy” than music historian, Luna-Avin presents this history in a lecture format, accompanied by lively music samples, diy videos and interviews of key characters from the scene.
Punk band Desmadre en Krisis follows the lecture with a live set. Earplugs and merchandise will be available!