Provocation is my goal: a dialogue with composer Caroline Lucas

Marcello Messina

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This article consists of an interview with composer Caroline Lucas. Throughout the interview, we discuss identity politics and radical artistic practices with reference to Lucas's recent compositions. Towards the end of the article, we problematise the implicit elitism and the social exclusion embedded in the practice of avant-garde academic music.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-222
Number of pages13
JournalContemporary Music Review
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Composition
  • Gender
  • Nation
  • Social exclusion
  • Radical artistic practices
  • Avant-garde music


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