CELLOGIRLS: Identity and Transformation in 2CELLOS Fan

CELLOGIRLS: Identity and Transformation in 2CELLOS Fan Global Tales of Passion, Creativity and CommunityCELLOGIRLS Identity and Transformation In CELLOS Fan Culture is at once a celebration of an emerging global culture born from social media connectivity and a commentary on gender performativity and music fandom The book includesessays written in first person by active engagement fans who found community within the cross dialogues of the band s social media feeds They come from North and South America and Europe Their age difference ranges someyears Collectively, they epitomize fangirls The stories of friendship and shared experience amongst the writers are engaging and spirited The personal interactions of the girls with the musicians who have delivered inspiration and self esteem to them through their musical talent and their reciprocal respect is both thought provoking and joyous This Fun Yet Thought Provoking Anthology Includes Foreword on Fandom and Fan Culture by Molly Segers Compelling Introduction on Fandom and the Concept of the Muse in Art and Music Special Chapters from Luka uli , Stjepan Hauser Du an Kranjc of CELLOS Bonus Chapter on Emil Dariel, AGT Finalists, SeasonInformation on How To Share YOUR Fan Story A New Fan Anthology With a Female Voice How they celebrate their fandom calls into question the broadly accepted opinion that female music fans are principally emotional in their fandom and music appreciation Aside from the usual reputation of fans being groupies or crazy stalker chicks, CELLOGIRLS differ from the traditional opinion of fangirls in general Part academic and part fan writing, CELLOGIRLS does great job exploring fangirls, fandom, and the culture community around these concepts Fans are among the most active, creative, critically engaged, and socially connected consumers of popular culture and that they represent the vanguard of a new relationship with mass media Henry Jenkins Have You Ever Wondered What Kind of Person Becomes a Fan, and Why In this fan anthology, you will go on the adventure of becoming a CELLOS fan You ll get a keen sense of what makes each fan so passionate and you ll see how fans come together to create community In CELLOGIRLS, your questions will be answered because you get an intimate peek into the lives of thirteen fans from around the world as they share the emotionally honest accounts of their own experiences Each chapter, written independently, forms a narrative arc of personal transformation and community through collective fan culture For many of the authors, English is not their primary language The editors have chosen to leave the character, color, texture and tone of each author intact, rather than diminish each personal fan identity VolumeContributors Annelis KoresVicky HouleZanna JezekValentina GomazLucija MilutinMina GujaZynnia JezekBarbara Vesanovi Ana Marija Vara dinacKytka Hilmar JezekSt phanie LoubierLucija KusturaCarolynn L Segers Experiencing Life As a CELLOS FanCELLOGIRLS is meant to be a story for fangirls and fanguys The voices of these girls will bring you back to your own fan memories

8 thoughts on “CELLOGIRLS: Identity and Transformation in 2CELLOS Fan Culture (The Original 2CELLOS Fan Anthology Book 1)

  1. Lindsey Lindsey says:

    Being a huge fan of this group, I was incredibly excited when a friend recommended this book to me Well written and organized, this read gave me a ton of information about the music as well as information about the individuals in 2CELLOS It s inspiring how many people out there love 2CELLOS, and I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in their music.

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