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News

ai weiwei says authorities demolished his beijing studio without notice

The space is where the artist created some of his most provocative works.
Claudia Tilley
8.6.18
Culture

portraits of chinese twins recreating their most intimate childhood moments

At 16, photographer Greg Lin Jiajie moved to New Zealand, while his identical twin brother remained in China. Here, they return to the place of their childhood, in an attempt to bond after years apart.
Greg Lin Jiajie
7.19.18
Music

meet 88rising’s newest signing: chinese r&b star lexie liu

And watch her new Blade Runner-esque music video exclusively here.
Frankie Dunn
6.19.18
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
3.13.18
Music

genome6.66mbp is the record label soundtracking the shanghai underground

We meet the friends who created it.
Frankie Dunn
2.16.18
global street style

china's youth breaking through the great firewall

In the latest instalment of Global Street Style, i-D gets to know Shanghai's bold new generation of artists, designers and musicians working their way around China's Great Firewall.
i-D Staff
2.15.18
News

um, china just banned hip-hop culture from tv

Got tattoos? Wear chains? Heart not aligned with the party? Say goodbye to that telly slot.
Frankie Dunn
1.24.18
Music

in a rare interview, higher brothers rank their favourite 7-11 snacks

China’s biggest rap crew provide quick fire As to our Qs.
Frankie Dunn
11.22.17
Music

kris wu just became the first chinese artist to reach #1 in the US

As actor/model/pop star Kris Wu gears up to release his debut hip-hop album, we meet the icon to talk Asian representation in Hollywood, working with Travis Scott, and gaming with Vin Diesel.
Taylor Glasby
11.14.17
Music

five acts proving that east asia is a mecca for pop music

Bored of big names, behemoth labels and Billboard 100 “chart bangers”? Venture to East Asia: the home of ultra-cool and progressive popular music.
Douglas Greenwood
10.24.17
Music

justin bieber banned from china for bad behaviour

Is it too late now to say sorry?
Georgie Wright
7.21.17
Fashion

yat pit: hong kong’s funkiest fast fashion find

Designers Jason Mui and Onying Lai met through a mutual friend in Hong Kong; their “oracle”. Disenchanted with the culture around them, they came together in 2015 to form their irreverent and visionary young label, Yat Pit. Currently working on their...
Samantha Leese
6.22.17