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Radical printshops: the struggle for counter-hegemonic media production in 1980s Britain

Baines, Jess (2011) Radical printshops: the struggle for counter-hegemonic media production in 1980s Britain. In: Media & Identity: Between Repression & Emancipation, 10 June 2011, London School of Economics. [Technologies > Printing
Social studies > Politics] (Unpublished)
 
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Creators:Baines, Jess
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This research is concerned with the relationship between various radical political discourses and the formation of, challenges to and, for the most part, subsequent demise of the numerous radical printing collectives that emerged in the UK in the 1970s.

These printshops attempted to enact their politics not just through facilitating the dissemination of counter hegemonic discourses but also through their working practices. However in the 1980s and 1990s alternative political agendas changed considerably. Through the historical case of the print collectives and drawing partially on the discourse theory of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe this research attempts to critically map and analyse specific shifts in radical discourses of production and participation.

Official Website:http://www2.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/events/Symposium2011.aspx
Type of Research:Conference, Symposium or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:Alternative media production, radical politics, social movements
Your affiliations with UAL:Colleges > London College of Communication
Date:10 June 2011
Related Websites:http://www.radicalprintshops.org, http://www.afterall.org/online/radical.printmaking
Event Location:London School of Economics
Projects or Series:Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
ID Code:3236
Deposited By:Jess Baines
Deposited On:02 Nov 2011 14:15
Last Modified:02 Nov 2011 14:15
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