Gabber Eleganza è un progetto di Alberto "Pigro" Guerrini.
Gabber Eleganza initially started as a blog which quickly flourished into a multifold research forms. The aim of the project it to building up a bridge between the sonic landscape and aesthetic side of Hardcore and post-rave cultures and the contemporary culture of music and art through printed publications, music, installations and live performances.
Archivio is a new series of publications by Never Sleep focused on the exploring archiving practices displaying private collections of visual artefacts, memorabilia, collecting garments and graphic curiosities. A memories line wunderkammer: from rave-club culture to the youth subcultures.
The first issue, curated by Gabber Eleganza, is a publication made it during the lockdown, collecting and scanning Rave records store advertisements, graphics and illustration ephemera find by consulting tons of old techno and rave fanzines from the early 90s from: USA, UK, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany. A pure, rough and beautiful visual testimony of a unique and unrepeatable historical moment.
Preface by Colin Stevan (Knowledge magazine and Velocity Press founder).
- Soft Cover print on 300gr matt paper with a yellow neon sticker
- B/W print of ivory 100gr matt paper
- Size: 17 cm x 24 cm
- 116 pages
- Edition of 300