Joy Devotion

by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
Joy Devotion
  • ISBN-13: 9781909394285
  • Author(s): Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
  • Subject: Punk, New Wave & Indie|punk music
  • Publisher: Headpress
  • Imprint: Headpress
  • Publication Date: 28-07-2016
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£13.99
Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and Fan Culture explores the lasting legacy in the fan, post-punk and dot.com economy of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, and what such dedication says about the larger issues facing us in a modern world. Essays on Curtis, exploring ideas of memory, death, technology, fandom and secular religion will be complemented by photos taken at the Ian Curtis Memorial Stone every month for a year, beginning fall 2009 through 2010. Fans, artists and other contributue their insights, providing an intimate view of the Curtis legacy.
About the book

Joy Devotion: The Importance of Ian Curtis and Fan Culture explores the lasting legacy in the fan, post-punk and dot.com economy of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, and what such dedication says about the larger issues facing us in a modern world. Essays on Curtis, exploring ideas of memory, death, technology, fandom and secular religion will be complemented by photos taken at the Ian Curtis Memorial Stone every month for a year, beginning fall 2009 through 2010. Fans, artists and other contributue their insights, providing an intimate view of the Curtis legacy.