Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Memorias Selectivas: Two Films by Spanish Punk Women

Nuria Triana Toribio


The role of women in punk has been dominated by a particular doxa and by repeated acts of omission and misrepresentation. This has certainly been the case in much of the historiography and journalism about Spanish punk/la Movida, where a more nuanced and rigorous narrative about punk/la Movida and its women still needs to be created. This article addresses some discourses that dominate the commemorations of the movement and how they interact in the work of two women who were not simply witnesses but took part in the musical scene: Chus Gutiérrez and Beatriz Alonso Aranzábal.

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