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Gavin Butt

February 13, 2023

In the late 1970s, ground-breaking alternative bands like Gang of Four, the Mekons, Delta 5, Scritti Politti, and others all had an association with the Leeds University art department. GAVIN BUTT, author and Professor of Fine Art at Northumbria University is our guest on this episode of Inquiry.  He details why punk and a new art department are related in his book NO MACHOS OR POP STARS: WHEN THE LEEDS ART EXPERIMENT WENT PUNK.