Italian music journalist and copywriter Lorenzo Cibrario recently unveiled his photo collection, entitled Spaghetti Disco, exploring 80’s Italian youth culture – a subculture that had long been forgotten.
The London based writer travelled through his home country all summer long, searching through the clubs, producers, musicians and photographer archives on the hunt for old memories, captured within tonnes of old polaroids.
Spaghetti Disco, or ’Italo Disco’ stands for the Italian dance culture that tried to escape the violence and neo-fascists movement that was present during the late 70’s and early 80’s. The youth tried to avoid the terrorist attacks and negativity that was evolving in their country, with happy dance rhythms, drum machines and synthesisers.
Cibrario now aims to publish a book in the UK and Italy, covering a distinctive selection of the 100 images.
Take a glimpse at some of the iconic photographs below!