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Viv Albertine Defaces Punk Exhibition
Christian Eede , July 18th, 2016 10:10

The Slits' guitarist takes issue with male focus of a punk exhibition

Over the weekend, The Slits' guitarist, Viv Albertine, the legendary Slits guitarist, spoke at the British Library’s punk exhibition Punk 1976-78.

While attending the exhibition, she took issue with one aspect of it which overlooked women’s role in punk, instead focussing on Sex Pistols, the Clash, and Buzzcocks. Having crossed through their names, she wrote, “The Slits, X-Ray Spex, Siouxsie & the Banshees. (What about the women!!).” Taking ownership of the act, she later wrote on Twitter: "I did it and I signed it." See a picture above.