Blue Period / Last Summer: Arakinema by Nobuyoshi Araki featured in I-D

Thursday November 23, 2017

By Paige Silveria

Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki is famous for his striking black-and-white photos of naked women (often artfully tied up with rope). But his latest book, Blue Period, Last Summer, highlights his lesser-known performance work — featuring color-drenched photos of erotica as well as garbage-strewn Tokyo city streets and dreamy skylines...


Preston Bus Station by Jamie Hawkesworth featured in Dazed

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Text Ashleigh Kane

That moment has turned into seven years since Hawkesworth’s photos of a Brutalist bus station in Preston, England – where he was living at the time – were published in a pamphlet named Preston is my Paris. Made with an ex-uni tutor named Adam Murray, the pair spent a weekend in 2010 taking portraits of teenagers who caught their eye. “It was a centre for Megabus so if a bus comes from up North, it goes through Preston to go South, so there was always an influx of really interesting people coming through the station,” explains the photographer. “When I found...

Punk Troubles: Northern Ireland by Toby Mott featured in Dazed

Friday September 22, 2017

By Niall Flynn

For artist, designer and punk historian Toby Mott, the period is an obvious point of fascination. For someone as well-versed as any in painting the culture in the most positive of lights, stumbling across the history of Northern Irish punk as a unifying movement – within the context of conflict – was a particularly inspiring discovery...

Punk Troubles: Northern Ireland by Toby Mott featured in Another Man

Wednesday September 20, 2017

by Ted Stansfield

For many people in Northern Ireland, The Troubles are an all too fresh memory. The political conflict lasted three decades and its violence spilled over into the Republic of Ireland, the rest of the UK and even mainland Europe. In the mid-1970s however, punk provided a brief respite for young people growing up in this politically turbulent atmosphere. Catholics and Protestants came together under the banner of the anti-establishment movement, embracing its DIY ethic through music, clothing and writing...