EDITION OF 500
(CLUB KIDS.) DIBIASO, Alexis and Ernie Glam.
Fabulousity. A night you’ll never forget... or remember!
[London]: (Wild Life Press, 2013).
4to (291 x 198 mm), pp.. Colour photographs. Text by Ernie Glam. Black-and-white photo-illustrated saddle-stapled wrappers, white, text in green to rear. Green flexi disc in plastic sleeve laid in. 36pp saddle-stapled booklet (270 x 175 mm) laid in, illustrated throughout with photographs of ephemera from the Wild Life Archive and Ernie Glam collection. Housed in a plastic sleeve with text printed in green. Fine.
First edition of 500. ‘Fabulousity: A night you will never forget…or remember! is an exhibition catalogue showcasing the previously unseen photographs taken by Alexis Dibiasio during the late1980’s and early 1990’s of the New York Club Kids. This outrageous period of New York nightlife became notorious for its elaborate costumes, ostentatious drug use and high energy characters. Alexis’ pictures offer a rare insight into the personalities that helped shape the scene including Michael Alig, James St James and Ernie Glam who has written the forward for this catalogue. Inside the main catalogue is a complimentary publication celebrating the flyers, posters and ephemera disseminated at the time for New York’s most happening nights at clubs like The World, Red Zone, Limelight, Tunnel & Save the Robots.’