Decolonizing Pop Music

Decolonizing Pop Music
by Holger Lund

Colonialism is not over, it’s just less visible, especially in culture. As a curator of the Berlin based label Global Pop First Wave focussing on non-western pop music, scholar Holger Lund sees himself entangled in neo- or post-colonial paradoxes. An essay about the dialectics of westernized local and global pop music and why its decolonization is inevitable.

Read full text on Norient Network for Local and Global Sounds and Media Culture: https://norient.com/stories/decolonizing-pop-music/

This text was also inspired by the Dinner Time Talk “Decolonizing Design & Modes of Criticism”: http://www.mediendesign-ravensburg.de/decolonizing-design-modes-of-criticism/