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dc.creatorBrunow, Dagmar
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-16T09:50:54Z
dc.date.available2019-07-16T09:50:54Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttps://mediarep.org/handle/doc/4855
dc.description.abstractUrban memories are remediated and mobilised by different – and often conflicting – stakeholders, representing the heritage industry, municipal city branding campaigns or anti-gentrification struggles. Post-punk ‘retromania’ (Reynolds 2011) coincided with the culture-led regeneration of former industrial cities in the Northwest of England, relaunching the cities as creative clusters. Drawing on my case study of the memory cultures evolving around Manchester‘s post-punk era (Brunow 2015), this article shows how narratives and images travel through urban space. Looking at contemporary politics of city branding, it examines the power relations involved in adapting (white homosocial) post-punk memories into the self-fashioning of Manchester as a creative city. Situated at the interface of memory studies and film studies, this article offers an anti- essentialist approach to the notion of ‘transcultural memory’. Examining the power relations involved in the construction of audiovisual memories, this article argues that subcultural or popular memories are not emancipatory per se, but can easily tie into neoliberal politics. Moreover, there has been a tendency to sideline or overlook feminist and queer as well as Black and Asian British contributions to post-punk culture. Only partially have such marginalised narratives been observed so far, for instance in Carol Morley’s documentary THE ALCOHOL YEARS (2000) or by the Manchester Digital Music Archive. The article illustrates how different stakeholders invest in subcultural histories, sustaining or contesting hegemonic power relations within memory culture. While being remediated within various transmedia contexts, Manchester’s postpunk memories have been sanitised, fabricating consensus instead of celebrating difference.en
dc.languageeng
dc.publisherLinköping University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCulture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
dc.subjectManchesterde
dc.subjectMusikde
dc.subjectPunkde
dc.subjectGedächtnisde
dc.subjectStadtde
dc.subjectcultural memoryen
dc.subjecttranscultural perspectiveen
dc.subjectCultural Studiesen
dc.subjectManchesteren
dc.subjectpost-punken
dc.subjecttranscultural memoryen
dc.subjecturban reconstructionen
dc.subject.ddc780
dc.subject.ddc300
dc.titleManchester’s Post-punk Heritage: Mobilising and Contesting Transcultural Memory in the Context of Urban Regeneration
dc.typearticle
dcterms.bibliographicCitationDagmar Brunow: Manchester’s Post-punk Heritage: Mobilising and Contesting Transcultural Memory in the Context of Urban Regeneration. In: Culture Unbound, Jg. 11 (2019) Nr. 1, S. 9–29. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/cu.2000.1525.20191119.
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local.source.spage9
local.source.epage29
local.source.issue1
local.source.volume11
dc.identifier.doihttps://dx.doi.org/10.3384/cu.2000.1525.19111
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/4092
dc.relation.isPartOfissn:2000-1525
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