KISMIF Conference

What’s more at KISMIF?

For the 2016 edition the KISMIF Conference organization has again great deal of attention to the book launches.

KISMIF BOOKS - netOn Sunday, the 17th, at 15h30, at Palacete Viscondes Balsemão, Paula Guerra, Pedro Costa and Pedro Soares Neves present the book “Urban interventions”, an approach to urban artistic intervention.

On the 18th are two followed lauches at Teatro Rivoli. At 19h30 Paula Guerra and Pedro Quintela present “From Coimbra to London: to live the punk dream and meet my tribe”, and half an hour later “Transglobal Sounds. Music, youth and migration” will be unraveled by João Sardinha and Ricardo Campos.

On the 19th, Tuesday, Alastair Gordon presents “Crass reflection”, uma referência à banda, a reference to the band, while Subcultures Network launches the publication “Fight Back: Punk, Politics and Resistance”. Both events will take place in Cibermúsica room at na Casa da Música, from 19h45.

On the 20th, at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, a triple presentation: “Grunge: Music and Memory”, by Catherine Strong; “Route 666: on the road to Nirvana”, by Gina Arnold and “Death and the rock star”, by Catherine Strong and Barbara Lebrun. Later, at Casa da Música will be launched “Subcultures Network book series”, by Subcultures Network, and “The Punk Reader”, by Mike Dines, Alastair Gordon and Paula Guerra.

Finally, on the 21st, Andy Bennett and Ian Rogers launch, also at Casa da Música, “Popular Music Scenes and Cultural Memory”, while Andy Bennett and Paula Guerra do pre-release for “KISMIF Edited collection: DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes”.

We cannot forget to mention another aspect of the KISMIF 2016 programme, the documentaries. Three screenings not to be missed, always at Teatro Rivoli at 21h30: on the 18th, “The Parkinsons: a long way to nowhere”, directed by Caroline Richards; the next day, “PUNK: Attitude”, directed by Don Letts; on the 20th, “Crass: there is no authority but yourself”, directed by Alexander Oey.


Programme available here




KISMIF Conference 2016 - Aftermovie (17-22 July 2016)