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No System

Artist: Vinca Petersen

Publisher: Auto-édité / Self-published

Published by Steidl in 1999 and sold out several years ago, No System has acquired a “cult” status for those interested in alternative scenes of the 1990’s. Unfindable, the book is now self-republished by Vinca Petersen herself. A nostalgic must-have!

Including over 200 of Vinca Petersen’s photographs, diary entries and ephemera, No System is a party book that one can also read like an alternative family album.

This publication tells the story of a 10-year journey around Europe in the 1990’s that Petersen did in a van, following illegal free parties and techno festivals. Images of rave parties, the road and intimate portraits of friends and strangers compose the series. If nostalgia for this free-spirited bygone era and this alternative lifestyle certainly arise in the book, one can also read it as a necessary manifesto for our current times under surveillance.

Publication date:2020
Number of pages: 144 pages
Weight: 910 g.
Dimensions: 24 × 29 cm


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