Emma Finamore

Culture

these photos capture 70 years of teenage subcultures

From goths loitering outside shopping centres to 90s clubkids and lairy football fans, the newly opened Museum of Youth Culture celebrates the excitement and confusion of growing up.
Emma Finamore
10.9.19
Culture

inside poland's 90s rave scene

A new exhibition in London celebrates the unique era in Polish culture when communism collapsed and an explosion of free parties and electronic music erupted in its wake.
Emma Finamore
4.26.19
Culture

this video game puts players in the role of young women exploring their sexuality

Once upon a time, the thought of a video game putting players in the role of a curious young girl would have been unthinkable.
Emma Finamore
6.19.18
Culture

this instagram account celebrates the best of original london street style

Now an IRL exhibition, Ruffnecks, Rudeboys & Rollups takes visitors through the origins and influences of London street culture from 1989 to the early 00s.
Emma Finamore
4.20.18
Music

documenting the heady rise and dramatic fall of 80s glam metal

The story of 80s glam metal is to be documented in a new book, in all its theatrical, weird, hedonistic and -- sometimes grotesque -- glory.
Emma Finamore
3.28.18
Fashion

hear from the incarcerated peruvian women empowering themselves by knitting clothes

Each garment the women produce for Scandi brand Carcel carries a label with the name of the women who made it. As well as building a sense of self-worth, the job pays well -- to individuals and to the community.
Emma Finamore
3.23.18
Music

from kanye to frank: why hip-hop loves anime

Kanye West's love of Akira. Frank Ocean's evident appreciation of Dragon Ball Z. We explore the long-standing and mutual relationship between Japanese animation and the music world.
Emma Finamore
2.19.18
prison life

selfies from the inside - a new zine is documenting the lives of young prisoners

The reality of life for Britain’s young prisoners will be exposed in a photo zine published later this year, at a time when violence, understaffing and budget cuts have created a crisis so urgent that it’s been suggested the army might be sent into jails.
Emma Finamore
11.1.17
Music

how women are shaping a new uk sound system scene

Meet some of the women carving a new path in sound system culture, who feature in an upcoming photography exhibition exploring the scene’s British evolution.
Emma Finamore
10.13.17
Culture

say it loud: women, art and black power

With a new show at the Tate Modern celebrating the work made by African American artists during the Black Power movement of the 60s, we spoke to some of the women who channelled their activism into art.
Emma Finamore
7.19.17
Culture

capturing sisterhood on camera

Few bonds run as deep as those between sisters, and few relationships are quite as complicated. Photographer Sophie Harris-Taylor has been attempting to capture what sisterhood means and is releasing a book documenting what she has found. As taken from...
Emma Finamore
3.31.17
Culture

wavey garms: britain's most notorious streetwear site is publishing a book

Andres Branco's South East London adolescence – think Jungle raves and fresh Moschino – led him to set up Wavey Garms, the 80k strong Facebook page, which is now been immortalised in a new photography book.
Emma Finamore
2.20.17
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