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Vinca Petersen: No System Paperback – 3 Apr 2000

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  • Paperback: 159 pages
  • Publisher: Steidl Verlag (3 April 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 388243645X
  • ISBN-13: 978-3882436457
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 25.4 x 29.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,739,389 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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No System is Vinca Petersen's photographic document of her life as a modern nomad. She tells us in her introduction, "Different people's lives are based around different things, ours is based around music. "For the last few years she has been traveling with a group of young people through Europe, organizing illegal musical events and raves. Living between cities in old vans and buses, they scavenge for abandoned structures, often on the cusp between urban and rural areas, where they can dance to loud techno music. The photographs present a fascinating look at modern tribal life, where technology-driven equipment and music, discarded industrial frameworks, and a nomadic lifestyle, rooted in ancient history, all come together.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 14 Mar. 2001
The first thing that strikes you about this book, is the fact that the author has not tried to glamorise the life of a 'new age traveller'. The book is a photographic record of life in camps and on the road around Europe with the sound systems that left the UK in the wake of the Criminal Justice Act.
Although there are shots of parties, these do not dominate the book, instead it's the people in a number of places and situations that make up the bulk of the work. Very interesting are the scribbled notes and letters and flyers that intersperse the book and giv some indication of the places and parties that the author has been to.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Stuck into reality 21 April 2000
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
"...perspectives change, priorities shift...like switching on a headlight, when you've been using a torch..."
this book highlights all the great parties from the likes of Spiral Tribe, Bedlam, Sound Conspirancy, Kamikaze and more... memories from the teknivals of italy, czech, rotterdam. pictures still says more than words..thanx Vinca for making this great book.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Travellers Nation 28 Mar. 2000
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Superb book ... a trip with the new tekno traveller's generation. Beautiful pictures, retrieving a very special way of life. If you like underground world, you MUST have it.
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