Punk rock photos – body language and facial expressions part 2
Punk Rock Photos – body
language and facial
expression Part 2
Lily Saunders Media Coursework
Folded arms is a closed posture
Other than the rude top worn by one of the band members, this
picture was more to focus on their positioning. Three standing in a line
behind and one standing slightly in front.
Looking at props again, this megaphone is used to emphasize the
loudness of their music. Also the open mouth facial expression
suggests that he is shouting.
Punk rock bands playing their music shirtless. Although Biffy
Clyro isn’t a punk rock band, this image demonstrates that
kind of scene.
Again, using rude hand gestures, rock bands
express themselves in aggressive ways like this.
Snarling, the make up worn by this man is
very anti Christ like.
Chaos shown in this image, a varying range of heights (some sat down and some
perching on parts of the sofa). Also the props show they have been drinking. This
adds to the rock band attitude of the image.
A fierce stare shown here. Suggests
hatred towards certain people.
A look of “I’m not impressed” from Billie Joe. Him and his
band members eyes stare directly forwards in a piercing
What I have learnt from researching these
Here is a list of things that I have found are very welcomed in the rock genre.
Aggressive and violent gestures
Swearing directly at the audience
Glaring, eyes full of hatred
Animal like poses