Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Joachim Pissarro

Second Advisor

Howard Singerman

Academic Program Adviser

Maria Antonella Pelizzari


This paper explores artists' engagement with popular music at the interdisciplinary alternative space, the Kitchen, from 1971 to 1985. It seeks a critical language to challenge institutional frameworks to account for the creative output of artists' bands and the relationship between parallel and hybrid popular music and avant-garde performance practices.



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