Space Electronic seen from the ‘Assisi Laboratory’ installation
The Space Electronic neon sign, a faithful recreation of the neon outside the club, made by Neon Specialists, London.
The film projected inside the installation.
Space Electronic wall caption and poster
The installation seen through the Tabula Peutingeriana, the Roman map of Europe.
A reproduction of Space Electronic’s discotheque sign, designed by Carlo Caldini in c. 1975. Made by Neon Specialists, London
The view of Space Electronic from inside the Arsenale.
Up close with the Space Electronic poster for the club’s opening night in February 1969.
Visitors watching the Space Electronic film.
Washing machine drum seating inside the installation – just like in Space Electronic, then and now.
The front of Space Electronic
A Selection of Images from Space Electronic: Then and Now at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. All photos are © Gilly Booth. You can watch the film here.