Urban Tribe


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A closely knit extended-family-type group of 6 to 100+ persons, usually unrelated, who regularly converge for meals, parties and various, generally non-sexual social interactions, and act as each others’ support group
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The bedeviling persistence and spread of the urban tribe.
The 'Seven Artists, One Place' exhibition being held today, organised by Urban Tribe Events, will feature paintings by children from Dubai and Sharjah, aged between six and nine, students of Iranian artist Afsoun Javadi, who is their private art teacher.
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This urban tribe frequents "safe" places where they get together and are accepted, like the Tianguis Cultural on Saturdays (where they buy and exchange music, posters or patches for their clothes) and the Red Park on Wednesdays (where they gather to chat about musical groups, to be together and to comment on the agenda of concerts and festivals) are the places they frequently attend.
And clad in a sultry Sport Red and Black Onyx with an Urban Tribe roof graphic, the tested model even had fishnet stocking seats.
Hector Castillo Berthier, director of a Mexico City youth culture center, insists that emos don't qualify as an urban tribe because they're too consumerist and lack a social or political philosophy.
The work resembles a uniform sewn by some urban tribe, appearing as much a relic as an omen of a postapocalyptic near-future--equal parts American Revolution, black power, Road Warrior, and hippie/headbanger.
HUDDLED together over cups of coffee and rumpled Sunday papers in chiccafes, the rise of the urban tribe can be seen.
A close link with a place is often thought of as a key tenet of tribal behaviour, but for the modern, urban tribe these links can take many forms; the young Manchester United fan buying merchandise in New York or Beijing is clearly buying into the idea of Manchester and Old Trafford, even though they have never been there.
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