Bruno Stettler - Als War's Das Letzte Mal
Between 1978 and 1988, Swiss photographer Bruno Stettler captured around 100 rock and pop concerts in and around Zurich, resulting in a trove of 20,000 pictures. He was a witness and documentarist of a time of musical awakening, with names like Queen, AC/DC, Blondie, The Clash, Kraftwerk, David Bowie, and many more, when the distance from stage to audience was only a few metres. Now, after decades in storage, his negatives have been digitised. The scratches, defects, and coarse grain were deliberately left in their original condition for this 400-page photobook. Many images received a real retro or vintage effect, the imperfections of the time translating into authenticity today.