masculinity

Culture

'fuck boy investigation' explores latin masculinity

Hernán Kael's photos of everyday boys use makeup and urban art to challenge the parameters of masculine beauty.
Diego Menchaca
9.18.18
Photography

how to capture modern masculinity with yann faucher

French photographer Yann Faucher’s portraiture conveys the tiny details of a person’s character with a clear, confident and definitive style.
Ryan White
6.12.18
Culture

jordan casteel's harlem portraits shine a magical light on black experience

“My intent is to highlight the magic of our existence as black bodies, and the physical spaces we occupy."
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.23.18
Photography

photography that celebrates a full-spectrum of asian masculinity

Alexandra Leese is a half-Chinese, half-English photographer, looking to dismantle tired stereotypes of Asian men with her imagery.
Ryan White
3.14.18
screen

iggyldn's powerful videos ask black men to be vulnerable

The London poet and director is reshaping how we think about the nuances of categorization. Following his beautiful visual projects 'Black Boys Don't Cry' and 'Fatherhood,' Iggy is creating new work with photographer Alice Mann.
Georgia Graham
3.2.18
Culture

40 years of iconic 'playboy' ads reveal a lot about masculinity

With her visual essay 'Boy', French artist Sarah Vadé looks at the iconic publication through a feminist lens.
Malou Briand Rautenberg
2.17.18
Culture

wolfgang tillmans photographs his friends being vulnerable

The German photographer's intimate new exhibition, 'Fragile,' is also a reference to his recent film starring Hari Nef.
Nadja Sayej
2.1.18
Photography

my year in photos... by ekua king

As the end of year lists, think pieces and hot takes on all things 2017 roll in, we decided to ask our favourite image-makers to paint a picture of their year through photography. This is Ekua Kings’ year in photos.
i-D Staff
12.18.17
Arts

this photographer is redefining the male gaze for today’s post-binary world

Frustrated by tired tropes and industry obsessions, London-based photographer Joseph Barrett focused his lens on the men around him. The result is a series of portraits that explores post-modern masculinity.
Steve Salter
6.6.17
Think Pieces

the gender politics at the heart of this season's men's shows

If autumn/winter 17 was defined by anything, it was a season that tackled traditional masculine codes and proposed a more sensuous man for the future.
1.26.17
Arts

​meet the queer artist deconstructing black masculinity

American photographer John Edmonds talks religious iconography, Mapplethorpe and the beauty of the absent.
Benoit Loiseau
12.23.16
Culture

in the philippines, macho dancers break down sex and gender stereotypes

Dancer Eisa Jocson explains how these performances reveal what we value and dismiss in men.
Wendy Syfret
11.22.16