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Watch: Matthew Machin Autenrieth: Flamenco and the Politics of Resistance

last modified Jan 22, 2016 11:18 AM
How Spain’s greatest artform became a tool for political protest.

Matthew Machin-Autenrieth, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, explores how flamenco is used as a vehicle for political protest and a catalyst for social change.

He considers two case studies: flamenco flashmobs and a performance that raised awareness about immigration.

Talk first delivered at the University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2015.

You can read more here: 'Flashmobs and Flamenco: how Spain's greatest artform became a tool for political protest'