A world renowned collection of ephemera, books, magazines & related artifacts documenting dance music culture from its early origins through to todays global scene. A collection 25 years in the making with over 4000 items dating back to the early 1970’s including New York disco, Chicago house, Detroit techno, Belgium new beat, Ibiza balearic and UK acid house to name a few. This unique archive has been exhibited at world class museums and galleries including the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Tate in Liverpool and Vitra Design Museum in Germany.

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Select material from the Wild Life Archive including publications and catalogues featuring the archive:

Danny Ramplings’ Shoom Acid House Rave Zine 1988
Clink Street Acid House Rave Flyer 1988
Paul Oakenfold’s Spectrum Acid House Rave Sticker 1988
Danny Rampling’s Shoom Acid House Rave Badge 1988
Giles Peterson’s Talking Loud Acid Jazz Club Flyer 1988
Leigh Bowery’s Taboo Club Flyer 1985
Ku Club Ibiza Club Poster 1984
Ku Club Ibiza Club Poster 1985
Chicago House Flyer with DJ Steve Silk Hurley 1986
Chicago House Flyer with DJ Ron Hardy from the Music Box 1987
Record Magazine
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Keith Haring Party Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Keith Haring Party Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Keith Haring Party Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Arthur Russell Concert Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Arthur Russell Concert Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Arthur Russell Concert Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Arthur Russell Concert Invites from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Contemporary T-Shirts from the Wild Life Archive
Record Culture Magazine Article featuring Contemporary T-Shirts from the Wild Life Archive
Vitra Design Museum’s Night Fever exhibition catalogue cover and spread Featuring items from Wild Life Archive
Interview Magazine article promoting Night Fever exhibition at Vitra Design Museum Featuring items from Wild Life Archive
Muzik Express magazine article promoting Muzik Express magazine article promoting Night Fever exhibition at Vitra Design Museum
Muzik Express magazine article promoting Muzik Express magazine article promoting Night Fever exhibition at Vitra Design Museum
What We Wore book spread featuring flyers from Wild Life Archive
What We Wore book spread featuring flyers from Wild Life Archive
ICA Sub Culture exhibition catalogue spread featuring Wild Life Archive
ICA Sub Culture exhibition catalogue spread featuring Wild Life Archive
Shoreditch House Magazine Cover
Join in the Chant book spread featuring items from Wild Life Archive