Why doesn’t anyone expect there to be a punk scene in Cuba, and why doesn’t it have real visibility in the country?
Author - Carmen Torre Pérez
Carmen Torre Pérez is a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the punk scene in her home region of Cantabria, Spain, her research looks at punk and “friki” culture in Cuba as an alternative gateway to the country’s history of the last thirty years. She has curated the website punkcubano.net, the first digital archive devoted to punk music on the island.