Conference: Women in Dutch punk W/ FiLM: Stories from the She-Punks (UK, 2018, Helen Reddington & Gina Birch) + PERSONA NON DATA + WICK BAMBIX + MORE TBC

Saturday, June 18, 2022   
Punk Scholars Network
Doors open: 13:00
Showtime: 13:30
Damage: €10

Conference Women in Dutch punk, OCCII Amsterdam, 18 June 2022

13:30 Welcome from the organisers, and explanation about how the day will run
13:40 First panel: Women in punk in North America, in the UK and in the Netherlands, parallels and differences. Chair: Rosa Jonker
13:42 Film by Helen Reddington and Gina Birch (of the Raincoats): Stories from the She-Punks (music with a different agenda)
14:30 Paper by Pauwke Berkers: Punk rock against gender roles  (re-revisisted): Women punk performers in the Netherlands, 1976-1982
14:50 Paper by Anita Raghunath and Herman de Tollenaere: Women in Dutch punk, 1976-1982. Figures and forgetfulness
15:10 Paper by Caroline Kaltefleiter. (original United States Riot  Grrl, now professor at New York State University and Anarchism and Punk book series editor): Priestess of Punk: Exene Cervenka,  Anarcha-Feminism, Anti-War Actions, and The Riot Grrrl Connection
15:30 Discussion on this film and these papers
16:00 Terry, bass/vocals of Cheap ‘n’ Nasty, interviews Emma, who played her in the film: Punk For Life
16:15 Short coffee/tea break
16:30 Keynote panel: Dutch punk girls, 1977 till today. Chair: Anita Raghunath
Four women, interviewed by Helen Reddington, from first-wave punk woman to very recent one
One may ask: What are the connections between these four generations of punk women?
First 1977 wave representative in the panel: Terry, bass/vocals in Cheap ‘n’ Nasty; earlier in PVC and Hideous
Hear Terry play and sing the songs she wrote for the Cheap ‘n’ Nasty Covergirl EP
Second wave, started late 1980s: Wick, guitar/vocals in Bambix
Hear and see Wick play and sing this song
Early 21st-century representative: Andrea, was singer in early 21st century Amsterdam band Fatwa’s
See and hear Andrea sing in this live video
2020s representative: Emma, bass/vocals of the band Moron
Hear and see Emma at this live concert by Moron
17:30 Some people in the audience may want to say something
17:50 Final words, by Andrea
18:00 Dinner (at the vegan restaurant MKZ).
20:00 To concert hall
20:15 Bands, all including women. Including Wick Bambix, and Persona Non Data.
Last December, because of an unexpected rise in the coronavirus  pandemic, at the last minute we had to cancel the first-ever face to  face conference of the Punk Scholars Network the Netherlands at OCCII,  Amstelveenseweg 134 1075 XL in Amsterdam with as its main theme Women in punk, replacing it with a short webinar on Punk and venues.


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