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Guide to the Johanna Fateman Riot Grrrl Papers

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Collection processed by M. Camille Lannan

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 21, 2022
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Creator: Fateman, Johanna, 1974-
Title: Johanna Fateman Riot Grrrl Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1991-2006
Abstract: Johanna Fateman is a writer, musician, record producer, and business owner who was a member of the bands Le Tigre and MEN. She created zines and played in multiple bands as part of punk feminist scene in the 1990s, and after graduating from the School of Visual Art with a BFA in painting began working as a studio assistant to artists and a curatorial assistant in galleries and art spaces. In addition to writing, performing, and producing music, Fateman also writes critically, with her work featured in publications like The New York Times and  The Observer. This collection consists of materials created and collected by Fateman documenting her involvement in the punk and riot grrrl scenes, including correspondence, ephemera, zines (including both masters created by and zines collected by Fateman), publicity material, photographs, video recordings, and stage outfits from Le Tigre and MEN.
Quantity: 7 Linear Feet in 2 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box, 1 record carton, 3 oversize flat boxes, 1 flat box, 1 card box, 1 custom box, and 1 flat-file folder.
Language: Majority of materials are in English, with some publications in Chinese.
Call Phrase: MSS.258