Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE | The Fun: The Social Practice of Nightlife in NYC
Edited by Jake Yuzna
Contributions by Maria Lind, Claire Bishop, Michael Musto,
Klaus Schmidt, and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
New York comes alive after dark. For years the thriving nightlife has drawn curious outsiders to the city while uniting its residents in a utopian bacchanal that transcends racial, sexual, and class boundaries. As a catalyst for otherwise impossibly intimate intermingling in what is America's cultural capital, nightlife in NYC has always been fertile ground for creative expression and exploration, birthing countless movements in music, fashion, and art. Yet it is only in the past decade that major cultural institutions have begun to recognize that nightlife promoters are artists, and the parties—the environments, performance, fashion, and experiences created—works of art.
8.5 x 10.33 inches