The Recent History of Sicilian Skateboard Tours by Claudio Majorana
Title: The Recent History of Sicilian Skateboard Tours Artist: Claudio Majorana Designer: Fabrizio Cosenza Editor: Claudio Majorana Imprint: Ritmo, spazio culturale indipendente Printer: Studio Fabrizio Cosenza, Catania, Sicily Italy Publication date and place: April 2015 / Catania, Italy Edition: 200 numbered and signed copies Format, binding: concertina book / hand-bound with glue Size: 13.5 x 19.2 cm Number of pages and images: 48 pages / 26 images Type of printing and paper: digital / 253 gsm Retail price: 18€
Book Description: The Recent History of Sicilian Skateboard Tours is a project and book about the recent spate of skate trips to Sicily. The book features Claudio’s photographs taken whilst following the skateboard tours that have taken place on his home island of Sicily, alongside portraits of local skateboarders, and a short history of how skateboarding came about on Sicily.
Also, features a piece by Jeff Kendall about the 1991 Santa Cruz demo in Sicily, cut outs from Italian magazines of the first exposure that Sicilian skateboarders had, and contributions from the first generation of local skateboarders.