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No Wave

No Wave was a short-lived but influential art music, film, performance art, video, and contemporary art scene that had its beginnings during the mid-19 in New York City and continued into the 19 alongside punk subculture. The term No Wave is in part satirical wordplay rejecting the commercial elements of the then-popular genreā€”a term imported into the New York contemporary artworld by Diego Cortez in a show he curated called "New York/New Wave" held at the Institute for Art and Urban Resources (1981).