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RAI Research Seminar: Lindsay Bishop
Wednesday 05 December 2018, 05:30pm - 07:30pm
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RAI RESEARCH SEMINAR

SEMINAR SERIES AT THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE

Smoke, Smell & Skins: Ritual Performance in Heavy Metal

Lindsay Bishop, University College London

Wednesday 5 December at 5.30 pm

In 2010 Lindsay Bishop conducted master’s fieldwork in the United Kingdom, her ethnography focused on British heavy metal, with an emphasis on the impact of metal on the daily lives of those in the community beyond live metal performances. In 2014 this project would act as pilot research for Bishop’s doctoral ethnography focusing on contemporary live heavy metal performance. This seminar will examine the role of kinship in the continued functioning and growth of the heavy metal community. Looking at material culture, noise and ritual physical practices that are learned and passed on across several generations.

Lindsay Bishop is an anthropology PhD candidate at University College London. She has taught Visual Culture with a specialism in contemporary subcultures at the University of the West of England since 2011. Since 2013 she has been invited to present her ongoing research findings both nationally and internationally and continues to develop audio visual materials to accompany her written thesis.

This event is free, but tickets must be booked. To book tickets please go to https://lindsaybishop.eventbrite.co.uk

Location : Royal Anthropological Institute
50 Fitzroy Street
London
W1T 5BT
United Kingdom
http://www.therai.org.uk