Writer Carl Abrahamsson started taking photos to go along with the interviews he made for the fanzines “Lollipop” and “Acts Of Interstellar Torture” (1985-1988). From this vast snap-happy collection comes Fanzinera, a selection which includes portraits and live shots of underground superstars like: Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth, Lydia Lunch, Richard Kern, Nick Zedd, Joe Coleman, Union Carbide Productions, The Leather Nun, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, The Gun Club, The Cramps, Alex Chilton, The Church, The Go-Betweens, Long Ryders, Died Pretty, The Scientists, The Saints, Sort Sol, Sator, John Lydon, Legendary Stardust Cowboy, New Order, The Godfathers, Genesis P-Orridge, Henry Rollins, Pere Ubu, Hüsker Dü, The Shamen, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction, Dom Dummaste, The Stomachmouths, The Nomads, The Creeps, The Pushtwangers, Livingstones, Wylde Mammoths, Blue For Two, Cortex… To name but a few!
TRAPART was started by Carl Abrahamsson in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2012. The aim is to publish art books and editions, focusing mainly on photography. TRAPART is also a production company for documentaries about art and artists. TRAPART books are distributed to the international music trade via Subliminal Sounds. Sweden/Scandinavia via Bokrondellen.