Josh Blaaberg on ‘Distant Planet: The Six Chapters of Simona’, his film on Italo Disco music.
Director Josh Blaaberg recounts the untold story of Italo Disco to Frieze Studio’s Senior Editor Matthew McLean. Together they uncover the real characters of the scene such as fans and club owners and traces Italo’s hidden legacies in today’s sounds. Part of ‘Second Summer of Love’—a four-part series produced with Frieze which explores acid house’s enduring impact on international contemporary culture.
‘Distant Planet: The Six Chapters of Simona’ will be screened on Sunday, October 7 at the Frieze Art Fair in London.
Discover more about the documentary: on.gucci.com/FriezeDocumentaryIT
Watch the prelude by Adam Coska Keller: on.gucci.com/FriezePrelude_Italy
‘Everybody in the place’ Jeremy Deller discusses his film on Acid House music in London.
Talking about the documentary ‘Everybody in The Place’ the director Jeremy Deller, and Matthew McLean, Frieze Studio’s Senior Editor. Part of ‘Second Summer of Love’, a four-part series in collaboration with Frieze, the film focuses on the acid house genre in London and, based on a real-life lecture given to a class of students, it explores the social history of the UK between 1985 and 1993 through the lens of acid house and rave music.
‘Everybody in the place’ will premiere at the Frieze Art Fair in London and it will be screened on Sunday, October 7.
Discover more about the documentary: on.gucci.com/Fireze_AcidHouse
Watch the prelude by Adam Coska Keller: on.gucci.com/FriezePrelude_London
Director Wu Tsang on her film ‘Into a Space of Love’ created in collaboration with Frieze.
Contemporary artist Wu Tsang talks to Frieze Magazine’s Editor-at-Large Dan Fox on the house music genre in New York’s underground scene explored in her documentary ‘Into a Space of Love’, the first film in a four-part series on the ‘Second Summer of Love’ tracing the rise of electronic music and rave culture around the world.
‘Into a Space of Love’ will be screened at the Frieze Art Fair in London on Sunday, October 7.
Discover more about the documentary: on.gucci.com/FriezeDocumentary_NY
Watch the prelude by Adam Coska Keller: on.gucci.com/FriezePrelude_NY
Creative soul mates: Sir Elton John and Alessandro Michele talk about their artistic connection.
Anders Christian Madsen, Fashion Critic at British Vogue, interviews the men who quickly became creative soul mates after meeting at an Oscars party three years ago. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele and Sir Elton John talk about their latest collaboration, the stage wear designed by Alessandro for the showman’s upcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour and their love for beauty, fashion, collecting objects and music.
Read more about the tour on: on.gucci.com/Elton_John_QA
Discover the Gucci Elton John collection: on.gucci.com/Gucci_Elton_John
More on Elton John’s archive looks reinterpreted for the Spring Summer 2018 collection: on.gucci.com/Elton_John_TheShowman
Harlem designer Dapper Dan talks with Vestoj Editor Anja Cronberg about collaborating with Gucci.
Creator of one-off outfits for a host of hip-hop stars, street legends and athletes, Dapper Dan built up a cult following from his original Harlem shop on 125th Street in the Eighties and early Nineties. In the new episode of the Gucci Podcast, Vestoj Editor-in-Chief and publisher Anja Aronowsky Cronberg interviews the designer about his ongoing collaboration with the House, from the reopening of his Atelier in Harlem to the special Gucci–Dapper Dan collection, now available on gucci.com
More on: stories.gucci.com/DapperDanCollection
Discover the collection at: capsule.gucci.com/DapperDan
Read more about the Atelier at: stories.gucci.com/DapperDanAtelier