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young parisians reflect on the notre-dame fire

"400 million in donations to rebuild it — where’s it coming from?! Are they printing new money? There are people starving — fuck, give them the money!"
Matthieu Foucher
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taipei's hip-hop scene emerges from the underground

See photos of the young rappers, DJs, and artists, who make up the stylish community in Taiwan.
Amira Rasool

meet new york's street cast model agency

See Ricky Michiel's diverse crew wearing Gauntlett Cheng.
Nicole DeMarco

no planet, no school: we spoke to the students behind the school strike

On 15 February, thousands of school students around the UK went on strike for the climate, and demanded to be heard. Here are their voices.
Clementine de Pressigny
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nigerian youth on the change they want to see

Nigeria is about to vote in a new president, and the outcome will have a vast impact on the country's youth, who make up over half of the population. 17-year-old photographer Isabel Okoro captured her peers and asked them what they want for the country.
Isabel Okoro

9 female photo assistants on how to make it in the industry

These women share their stories and best advice for entering the male-dominated industry.
Jingyu Lin
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clubbing as political resistance in italy

We asked five young people who go to Milan's under-threat MACAO nightclub how they feel about the current state of the world.
Mattia Ruffolo
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the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up

See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
Amira Rasool

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
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this is the creative community of hong kong, straight up

Photographer Desiré van den Berg visited the Clockenflap Festival in Hong Kong, where Erykah Badu, David Byrne, and many more were performing. Against a neon lit backdrop she captured the festival’s most interesting visitors.
Rolien Zonneveld

these portraits document what k-pop, k-beauty and k-fashion is right now

During Hera Seoul Fashion Week, London-based photographer Al de Perez documented a bold, new generation of artists, designers, musicians and models, reflecting Korea's latest youthquake.
Steve Salter

what london students wore to their first day back at uni

These fashion and arts students are pushing the boundaries of good taste, one box of acid-green hair dye at a time.
Georgia Canning