1980S

Culture

these photos capture the wild, queer nightlife scene of 80s hamburg

Hamburg's Front was not just a club, but a space for people to live their truth and freedom. We had a chat with former resident DJ Klaus Stockhausen about rave culture and finding “the real deal”.
Juule Kay
12.6.18
Fashion

throwback to 1987, when i-D presented six style tribes of the moment!

British paninari, cuties, metalists, westenders, goth chics and the brash pack: i-D's Pop Issue got to grips with the subcultures of the 1980s!
i-D Staff
5.4.17
Culture

photographing dalston in the 80s

Anarchists, fascists and little girls with Cabbage Patch dolls. Dalston in the 80s had it all.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.6.17
Culture

photographing youth unemployment in the west end of newcastle

Throughout the 1980s, photographer Tish Murtha created a powerful document of life in the North East - today her images remain as relevant as ever.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.15.17
Culture

​in loving memory of work

A visual record of the UK miners' strike 1984-85
Matthew Whitehouse
2.9.17
Culture

travel back to louche, lawless 70s new york

A new exhibition of photographer Arlene Gottfried's work reveals a city filled with nudity and naiveté.
Sarah Moroz
1.21.16
Culture

​queer nightlife as activism since 1980, a radical art show in new york and london

Meet the curators of Party Out Of Bounds, an exhibition in New York with work by John Waters, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Kia LaBeija, John Sex and Wu Tsang that celebrates the history of nightlife as activism since 1980, ahead of John Walter’s one-night...
Charlotte Gush
9.29.15