Hardcore Italia showcases Drastrup’s work during his stay at Palazzo Monti artist residency. Documenting the Hardcore/Gabber scene in Lombardia. Originally emerging in the early 90s from Detroit, house-music producers and DJs from Amsterdam and Rotterdam.They created the harder house variant, which is now commonly known as Hardcore or Gabber. The sound became popular and gained a following in many countries, including; The Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany and Italy. Brescia has been the center of the Hardcore/Gabber scene in Italy since the 90s. With clubs like Number One and Florida, the city has attracted fans of Hardcore from all over Europe.
Hardcore Italia includes a selection of photographs and video sequences. All material is captured in July 2017 partly in and around the Palazzo and at Discoteca Florida at the E-Mission Festival - 10 years of Glory.