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L'obsession de la vocation chez les musicien(ne)s underground

Abstract : The psychosociological approach of the alternative popular musical practices, here presented, synthetize a part of the results of detailed empirical inquiry (by the methods of the questionnaire, the interview and the participating observation) with 110 groups (approximately four hundred and ten individuals) belonging to the pop currents (rock, punk, new-wave, rap and caribbean styles), carried out in 1981-87 and 2000, whose complete statements appear in others publications (Seca, 2001a). After having described the theoretical model (acid state) from which were treated the data of observation and once indicated which is the specificity of the approach of this type of musician, one bends more particularly over the question of the place of the women in these practices, very mainly masculinized. We are leaving from the presupposition that the conflicts of feminine / male roles appear in a more explicit way in the manner which have these last ones to display or to claim a "place" in the social field of musical recognition. Some tracks of the interpretation of the ostracism, met by the female musicians and of their provocative and paradoxical behaviors, are proposed. The androgynic structure of role (valid for the two sexes in the case of artistic activity) is called like a process of completion in the artistic professionnalisation and as a « solution » to the excesses and to the possible drifts of the identity in the underground musical creative research.
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Jean-Marie Seca. L'obsession de la vocation chez les musicien(ne)s underground. Revue internationale de psychosociologie et de gestion des comportements organisationnels, ESKA, 2002, VIII (18), pp. 177-188. ⟨10.3917/rips.018.0177⟩. ⟨hal-03006263⟩



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