Emma Russell

Culture

5 New York dancers on the power of movement

Jacqueline Davis and Sunny Lee’s SXSW-premiering docu-series explores the lives of ballet, ballroom, street and Kuchipudi dancers.
Emma Russell
3.15.22
Photography

Ian Lewandowski's portraits of a liberated queer community

The Brooklyn-based photographer captured his friends and acquaintances in the places they feel safe for his ongoing project 'The Ice Palace Is Gone'.
Emma Russell
3.8.22
Photography

These photos find humanity in the dark underbelly of 70s Tokyo

Street photographer Seiji Kurata became famous for his after-hours portraits of Japanese gangsters, cabaret dancers and nightclub hostesses.
Emma Russell
2.3.22
Photography

Portraits that capture the creative spirit of 80s New York

Tom Warren documented the downtown art scene, when life in the East Village was a haze of parties, gallery openings and activism.
Emma Russell
1.6.22
Photography

Photos of San Francisco's hedonistic lesbian community in the 90s

Phyllis Christopher documented a sexually-charged city celebrating queer identity despite the AIDS epidemic.
Emma Russell
12.2.21
Culture

Meet the daring young drag queens of Ho Chi Minh City

As the country prepares to reopen, the Haus of Valentien talk individuality, expression and what it's like to be a drag queen in Vietnam.
Emma Russell
11.17.21
Photography

Photographs capturing the beauty of growing up in Ghana

On a journey to his father’s homeland, photographer Kwabena Sekyi Appiah-Nti, aka Sekyi, fell in love with the nuances of everyday life.
Emma Russell
11.4.21
Photography

Kate Bellm’s sun-soaked photos are an ode to island life

Shot over the pandemic year, the British photographer's new book 'LA ISLA' celebrates the natural beauty and free-spirited locals of Mallorca.
Emma Russell
8.30.21
Culture

Meet the queer artists shaping Hong Kong's creative underground

Hong Kong's creatives on the challenges they've faced under traditionalism and increasing Chinese control, as well as their hopes for the future.
Emma Russell
6.29.21
Art

Wynnie Mynerva's erotic paintings are a cathartic revenge fantasy

The Peruvian artist's new exhibit, ‘Sweet Castrator’, confronts sexual trauma and healing by placing female and trans bodies in positions of power.
Emma Russell
5.26.21
Photography

Felipe Romero Beltrán captures young migrants coming-of-age in Seville

The photographer has spent lockdown visiting a group of Moroccan migrants as they explore their identities in a new country.
Emma Russell
4.13.21
Music

Meet the young rappers of Hong Kong's underground hip-hop scene

Hong Kong's emerging artists are using music to highlight the city's socioeconomic issues and express feelings that much of society keeps bottled up.
Emma Russell
4.7.21
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