The secrets of the "Club kids": how was the night life in new York 90 yearsPictolic
"The club kids" was the most bright and extravagant group among new York party-goers in the early 1990-ies. Breathtaking costumes, cheeky behavior and unexpected antics made them a symbol of freedom from all rules. Young playboy became the founders of modern club culture and set the tone for a trendy androgynous and transgender style. Photographer Walt Cassidy (Walt Cassidy) held with the "Club kids" not one night and gathered a unique collection of photographs about wild life.Photo collection tells of the shameful antics of the so-called "boys Club" that played a major role in the new York parties of the 1990-ies.
Artist Walt Cassidy, which is lit together with the young playboy, the photos and published them in the new book "new York club kids" (New York: Club Kids).
In addition to the photographs taken by the author, the book includes archival footage of other famous photographers, TV screenshots and photos from various publications.
The name "club kids" was first used by journalist Michael Musto (Michael Musto) in the newspaper Village Voice where he spoke in detail about the "cult of crazy fashion and outrageous" that prevailed in the group of young rebels.
They had questionable aesthetic values were the manipulators, the exploiters and wildlife.
"Club kids" were doing bright makeup and wore elaborate costumes. They often appeared in magazines, fashion campaigns, music videos and television shows.
They are androgynous, transgender style was defined as the subculture of "generation X", which in a decade has become obsessed with the whole country.Sexual liberalism and self-promotion, characteristic of young tear have influenced the third wave of the feminist movement in the early 90s and became the forerunners of the modern culture of influencers.
A photographer working under the pseudonym Wallpaper (Waltpaper), described how he and other famous people Varganov elaborate costumes, using available materials and glue.
Them causing the party attracted the attention of celebrities. So, Icelandic singer björk was invited to "kids Club" to speak with her on the stage of the Roseland Ballroom in 1992.The informal leader of the "Club kids" was Michael Eligh. He stood at the cradle of modern club culture. In 1996, the organizer of the most extravagant parties killed a drug dealer, Melendez and tossed the dismembered body in the river. For this, he spent 17 years. The cause of the murder Eligh did not call.
"Club kids" set the tone for modern club culture. Their style continue to inherit the party-goers around the world. The young playboy of the 90-ies became a symbol of freedom from rules and commitments, leaving a bright trace in the history of nightlife in new York.
But how was hanging out the playboy in London. Derek Ridges, known for his photographs of British skinheads during the five decades removed, and frequenters of night clubs.