Growing Up

Photography

photographs of the last year before teenagehood

Photographer Hollie Fernando spent a year photographing her 12-year-old brother.
Georgie Wright
7.6.18
Arts

photographing queer youth culture in regional spaces

In their latest series, Jonno Revanche explores unseen LGBTQ+ experiences in country Australia. "I'm in awe of people thriving under difficult conditions and circumstances," they say, "of people finding connection and understanding and empathy in a...
Ena Grozdanić
6.7.17
screen

how a movie about cannibalism became the coming of age film of the year

With ‘Raw’, director Julia Ducournau shows what eating human flesh can teach us about growing up and discovering our humanity.
Wendy Syfret
3.23.17
tv

how daria served as the ultimate antidote to 90s bro-culture

20 years ago, a Lawndale teenager changed TV, cartoons and high school forever.
Wendy Syfret
3.8.17
Music

lorde’s first album captured suburban dreams and realistic teenage life

Before her new track drops, we revisit her first album, 'Pure Heroine.'
Wendy Syfret
3.2.17
dance

how activist amrita hepi uses dance to work shit out

The “dance maker” explains why movement is an antidote to shame and how society tells girls to stop dancing.
Amy Campbell
11.2.16
Think Pieces

what do people hear when asked, ‘where are you really from?’

Six people sound off on the very loaded question, and explain how it impacts their sense of home, identity and community.
Amna Qureshi
10.13.16
Arts

photographer evangeline davis creates tender portraits of new zealand girls

In her new book 'Touchy' Evangeline explores the lovely awkwardness of being a girl.
Amy Campbell
10.10.16
Culture

​youth culture international with collection of documentaries

Issue 3 of the cult zine goes around the world to capture the ephemeral moments of growing up.
Felicity Kinsella
7.20.16
Photography

tough & tender catalogs 40 years of adolecent love and pain

From Robert Mapplethorpe to Larry Clark, the new exhibition is an exercise in shared nostalgia and reflection.
Wendy Syfret
7.18.16
Photography

exploring our love, obsession and fascination with youth

Photographer Heather Lighton's upcoming book 'Young 2' is an unapologetic celebration of adolescent beauty.
Wendy Syfret
7.4.16
Think Pieces

remembering livejournal: a generation’s unlikely introduction to feminism

Before Tumblr, there was LiveJournal: the internet’s original haven for outsiders.
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen
4.11.16
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