Gavin Watson Raving ’89

19 December 2009 3 January 2010


Documentary photography from the golden era of the rave-culture.

In 1989, Gavin Watson went from being a documenter of skin- head culture to being one of the only people who managed to operate a camera through the ecstasy haze that enveloped England that year. At the time, rave was a revolution, even if it has now been run into the ground. The photos he took which are compiled in his new book, Raving ’89 and exhibited at Färgfabriken in collaboration with Vice Magazine.

Further reading

Please download the interview with Gavin Watson from Vice Magazine by clicking the link below.

Interview with Gavin Watson by Bruno Bayley for Vice