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 4,500 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 is the finest collection of its kind in private hands and has been exhibited at world class museums and galleries including the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art in New York and Vitra Design Museum in Germany. The collection has also been featured in various publications and accessed for research purposes.
Select material from the Wild Life Archive including publications and catalogues featuring the archive: