Sputnik baby

Haig, I 2009, 'Sputnik baby', Fibreculture Journal: internet theory criticism research, vol. 15, no. online, pp. 1-7.


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Collection: Journal Articles

Title Sputnik baby
Author(s) Haig, I
Year 2009
Journal name Fibreculture Journal: internet theory criticism research
Volume number 15
Issue number online
Start page 1
End page 7
Total pages 7
Publisher Fibreculture Publications
Abstract Ever since punks were spotted walking through the rain soaked dystopic future streets in Ridley Scott's Bladerunner (1981), a certain image of punk has been associated with 'the future'; a kind of futuristic punk chic that also clearly owes something to the future agro of Alex in A Clockwork Orange (1971) and the Class of 1984 (1982), where punks ruled the roost in a high school teen movie set in the year of Orwell's famous novel. We also recognise the post apocalyptic mohawked road warriors of Mad Max 2 (1981) and not to mention countless other mid-eighties sci-fi video fare, where the futuristic punk with heavy eyeliner and day glow hair has made an appearance.
Subject Lens-based Practice
ISSN 1449-1443
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